Yellow Vests cause court commotion

The sentencing of two ‘yellow vest’ protestors had to be halted after a shouting match erupted in court. Sixteen supporters of the cause were ordered out of the public gallery at Westminster Magistrates’ Court after they began screaming abuse at Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot. Brian Stovell, 60, and Paul Smith, 36, were both convicted of obstructing Tolpuddle Street, in front of Islington Police Station, for more than an hour after a short trial. One of the supporters shouted: ‘It’s…

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