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Brexiteers' anger at 'politicised' fireworks

Jan 02, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

SADIQ KHAN, the London mayor, infuriated Brexiteers after a landmark was lit up like the European Union flag during the capital's New Year's Eve fireworks display.

The London Eye near the Houses of Parliament was illuminated in blue with gold stars around the rim for the display on Monday night.

As fireworks went off along the Thames, the words "London is open" were said in English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian and Spanish. Eurosceptic Tories said they were appalled by w...