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Thursday, June 16 2016
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London.—Britain’s opposing EU referendum camps took their increasingly shrill war of
words onto the water yesterday as campaigners on rival boats hurled abuse at each other
in bizarre scenes outside parliament on the River Thames.
As Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions on next week’s membership
referendum inside the House of Commons, crowds gathered on nearby bridges to witness the nautical stand-off.
What was quickly dubbed on Twitter the “Battle of the Thames” had begun earlier in
the day when campaigners for Britain to leave the EU sent a flotilla of some 30 fishing
boats up the river decked in colourful flags and anti-EU banners.
Concern over rise
in bad behaviour
in holiday resorts
b Business association says
that crackdown is needed in
Magalluf, Santa Ponsa and Playa
de Palma. See Page 3.
● The world’s biggest
banks including Citi
and Goldman Sachs
will draft in senior
traders to work
through the night following Britain’s referendum on EU membership, set to be
among the most volatile 24 hours for markets in a quarter of a