London pro-migrant rally causes Eurostar delays

Protesters hold signs and banners outside the Eurostar entrance at the Saint Pancras rail station in London on October 16, 2015, during a demonstration calling for the government to open the United Kingdom's bordersAbout 250 protesters staged a demonstration in support of migrants at the London Eurostar terminus on Friday, delaying some departures to mainland Europe. The activists poured red liquid on the floor of St Pancras station in memory of migrants who have died trying to use the Channel Tunnel to enter Britain, and carried banners reading “Your borders kill” and “Protect people, no borders”. Some passengers were blocked from boarding trains during the protest and Eurostar said the rally caused minor delays to departures, but that services had returned to normal by 1930 GMT.

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