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'B*****ks to Brexit': UK's Lib Dems launch campaign for EU elections

'B*****ks to Brexit': UK's Lib Dems launch campaign for EU elections
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By Euronews with Reuters
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Britain's Liberal Democrats aren't mincing their words in their campaign for this month's European elections - coming up with a colourful slogan to make their point on Brexit.

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With the UK's last-minute decision to participate in the European elections, British political parties are scrambling to get their campaigns underway.

And the pro-EU Liberal Democrats are not mincing their words - launching their campaign with the slogan: "Bollocks to Brexit".

Fresh from a strong showing in local council elections, the opposition party posted a photograph on Twitter of its leader Vince Cable with a "special edition" of its manifesto for the May 23 European parliament vote.

The word "bollocks" is often used as a synonym for "nonsense" in colloquial British English.

"It is an attempt to put in a more pungent way what a lot of people think actually," 76-year-old Cable told broadcaster ITV.

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