A protestor wearing a mask depicting Boris Johnson is seen in front of Buckingham Palace, in London, Britain July 24, 2019
LONDON (Reuters) – Demonstrators briefly tried to block the wide ceremonial road leading to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday as Britain’s incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson was driving up it in a convoy to meet Queen Elizabeth to begin his term as leader.
A group of mostly female protesters in red linked hands across the road while others unfurled a “Climate Emergency” banner as they sought to interrupt the passage of a car being accompanied by police outriders. The car moved slowly around them before reaching the palace shortly afterwards.
Reporting by Kate Holton; Writing by William Schomberg; editing by Stephen Addison