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'Pulse of Europe' rallies show support for a united Europe

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'Pulse of Europe' rallies show support for a united Europe

<p>There has been a show of support for a united Europe in around 60 cities across the EU.</p> <p>Thousands turned out to highlight their common values from Frankfurt in Germany to Bath in the UK.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“We want to show there are not only right-wing nationalists protesting, us pro-European people also have a voice” <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/pulseofeurope?src=hash">#pulseofeurope</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cologne?src=hash">#Cologne</a> <a href="https://t.co/oY79Ktqgbe">pic.twitter.com/oY79Ktqgbe</a></p>— Kiyo Dörrer (@KiyoDoerrer) <a href="https://twitter.com/KiyoDoerrer/status/840940262109126657">March 12, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The rallies were organised on social media by a group calling itself ““Pulse of Europe”“:http://pulseofeurope.eu/?lang=en .</p> <p>The group says it isn’t tied to any particular political party</p> <p>The protests began last year as an attempt to counter growing nationalist sentiment on the continent, often expressed in opposition to the European Union.</p>