Picture: Megan Townsend for indy100
Picture: Megan Townsend for indy100

Thousands of protesters have gathered outside Downing Street and the Conservative spring forum to call for the resignation of David Cameron.

Following the prime minister's admission that he benefited from the sale of holdings in his father's offshore unit trust fund, the protests have taken an offshore theme, with many dressed in Panama hats and Caribbean-style shirts.

The undoubted highlight, however, was a pig piñata which bears the face of David Cameron, of which we simply don't understand the relevance...

Picture: Megan Townsend for indy100

When smashed open the piñata was full of fake money which spilled out onto the streets.

Picture: Megan Townsend for indy100

A nice touch.

The protest began at Whitehall at around 11am on Saturday and has marched to Downing Street where it will remain for an as yet unspecified amount of time.

The protesters have drawn inspiration from those in Iceland following the Panama Paper revelations, which forced the country's prime minister to resign, and have been endorsed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

What a time to be papier-maché pig.

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