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Are EU against Brexit, m’am? Queen’s outfit sparks remain debate

Are EU against Brexit, m’am? Queen’s outfit sparks remain debate
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By Chris Harris
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If you were a Briton who’d voted to remain in the EU, Tuesday’s Queen Speech would have made for difficult viewing.

Brexit dominated the address, as the monarch spoke about the importance of making a success of the country’s exit.

It spoke about transferring EU law into British legislation, bringing a sense of finality for those hoping the referendum decision can be reversed.

So it is perhaps against this desperate backdrop that Twitter users have been pointing out the Queen’s attire.

Her outfit’s similarity to the EU flag had people suggesting that she was having a subtle dig at the whole idea of Brexit.

What was she thinking? #QueensHathttps://t.co/0hxpkobE5ppic.twitter.com/C7BkDq1BPr

— euronews (@euronews) 22 de junio de 2017

How Twitter reacted

OMG – the Queen is basically wearing a EU flag on her head.#QueensSpeechhttps://t.co/ZitQ9Oe4I6

— Ryan Heath (@PoliticoRyan) June 21, 2017

The Queen is basically wearing the EU flag on her head instead of a crown. Epic trolling. #QueensSpeech#Brexitpic.twitter.com/Q9HwlWGSZG

— Jon Reed (@jonreed) June 21, 2017

I enjoy that the Queen is wearing the colours of the EU flag. I like to think that this is some subtle act of rebellion #QueensSpeechpic.twitter.com/7YTF6sm12Z

— Charlie Smith (charliersmith1) <a href="https://twitter.com/charliersmith1/status/877477941772509185">June 21, 2017</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Is Her Majesty giving the world a sign? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/QueensSpeech?src=hash">#QueensSpeech</a> wearing the colours of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/EU?src=hash">#EU</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Flag?src=hash">#Flag</a> maybe she's really a <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Remainer?src=hash">#Remainer</a> <a href="https://t.co/sucrcwUMzj">pic.twitter.com/sucrcwUMzj</a></p>— Neena Gill MEP (NeenaGmep) June 21, 2017

The Queen rocking the colours of the EU as she delivers her speech. So provocative. #QueensSpeechpic.twitter.com/6G23cMjWBE

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) June 21, 2017

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