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Guy Verhofstadt compares Nigel Farage to Blackadder character

The EU's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt said he was surprised to see former UKIP leader Nigel Farage sitting in European Parliament in Strasbourg. Saying 'I thought you were marching 200 miles for the leave campaign? How many did you do? Two miles'. The former Belgian prime minister Verhofstadt later compared Farage to Field Marshal Haig from Blackadder. Explaining that Farage was 'sitting safely in his office, while his people are walking in the cold and the rain' Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Support the Guardian ► Today in Focus podcast ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
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