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Remainers struggled to reply when asked what they missed about the European Union. Thousands of pro-EU protesters took to the streets in the capital London as we speak demanding the UK rejoin the European bloc. During the march, Ben Leo, a programme editor for Dan Wootton Tonight on GB News, interviewed a lot of the activists.

One girl, who was carrying a yellow curly wig and a shirt emblazoned with the EU flag, advised that the economies of different EU member states have “recovered a lot better than we have”.

The interviewer identified: “Germany is in recession though, and we are not, so how is that true?”

The embarrassed activist struggled to refute this level, merely saying: “Um, I’m not an economist.”

In the newest Office for National Statistics figures, the UK financial system shrank by 0.5 p.c.

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However, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt mentioned the newest financial figures confirmed “many reasons to be confident about the future”.

He mentioned that the UK financial system was now on track to develop quicker than Germany, France and Italy.

Meanwhile, Germany – the largest financial system of the EU – fell right into a recession in the first quarter of the 12 months as GDP development was revised from zero to -0.3 p.c.

On Monday, the Bundesbank mentioned the German financial system is probably going to shrink this quarter once more.

In one other encounter, a protester was asked what he missed about the European Union.

The man hesitated for a lot of seconds earlier than merely responding: “I like the EU.”

The National Rejoin March, which is organised by an alliance of pro-Brussels teams, follows the same occasion final 12 months.

Speakers included Belgian MEP Guy Verhofstadt, anti-Brexit activist Steve Bray and pro-EU campaigner Gina Miller.

National Rejoin March co-founder Peter Corr advised LBC earlier this week that the march can be an annual occasion.

He mentioned: “We want to put rejoin on the agenda and keep it there until we’re back in the EU.”

It comes as Tories have warned Labour can’t be trusted on Brexit after Sir Keir Starmer pledged to rewrite the commerce take care of the EU.

Meanwhile, France and Germany earlier this week put ahead proposals that will permit Britain to return to the bloc as an “associate member”.