Thousands of people have called for a second Brexit referendum as MPs vote on Boris Johnson’s withdrawal deal.

Effigies of the Prime Minister and his senior adviser Dominic Cummings were on show during the demonstration, attended by famous faces including Star Trek actor Sir Patrick Stewart.

Meanwhile, pro-Brexit supporters staged a counter-demonstration during a tense day in Parliament.

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Brexit protestsPrime Minister Boris Johnson as comic book character The Joker on a sign during the Let Us Be Heard march (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Brexit protestsActors protesting against Brexit? Sir Patrick Stewart makes it so, alongside Stephen McGann (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Brexit protestsPro-Brexit protesters also took part in demonstrations outside Parliament (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Brexit protestsThe Let Us Be Heard march in full cry (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Brexit protestsMorris dancers make their feelings clear at the Let Us Be Heard demo (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Brexit protestsProtesters depict the Prime Minister as a puppet of senior adviser Dominic Cummings on a float in Westminster (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Brexit protestsPro-Brexiteers have their say (Jacob King/PA)