The 26 best signs from last night's protests against Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Wil Jones
Tuesday 31 January 2017 10:45
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Last night, thousands of people took the streets around Whitehall, and across the UK, to protest US President Donald Trump's immigration ban and to urge the UK government to stand up against it.

And while the demonstrators were fuelled by anger at Trump’s administration, they definitely didn’t lack humour either. They brought along some brilliant signs that added some much-needed levity to the grim state of things.

They had some works of art

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Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images(Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

As well as poetry.

Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images(Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Some emojis

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Picture: @josh_withey(Josh Withey)

Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images(Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

References to Cheetos.

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And tiny hands.

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London slang.

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One for historians and Harry Potter fans.

Unexpected references to Hugh Grant,

Netflix,

RuPaul's Drag Race,

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And classic musicals.

And the obligatory Father Ted sign.

The protests weren't just in London. The signs in Scotland were especially Scottish.

The difference between UK regions, in one tweet.

'Ball to your walls.'

There was this twist on a classic quote.

But maybe the best was this simple message.

Picture: @josh_withey(@josh_withey)

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