UK goes yellow: British left & right don iconic vests to vent anger over Tories, Brexit & migrants | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

UK goes yellow: British left & right don iconic vests to vent anger over Tories, Brexit & migrants

The Brits seem to have fallen in love with the French Yellow Vest fashion, but unlike in France where many protesters lean left, the iconic symbol has been claimed by both sides of the UK debate.

The Yellow Vests ceased to be a uniquely French phenomenon after British protesters started donning the distinctive high-visibility jackets to make their own (very different) points. In the UK, an array of left-wing movements vowed to use the yellow vest during their protests in favor of bringing down the Tory government and abandoning austerity. RT’s Polly Boiko explains. But this is where the similarities between the French and British fashions end.

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