Giant Sadiq Khan bikini-clad balloon to fly over London

Giant Sadiq Khan bikini-clad balloon to fly over London
London Mayor Sadiq Khan (Image: YouTube screen grab)

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Protesters have been given permission to fly a bikini-clad blimp of London mayor Sadiq Khan over Westminster.

Campaigners raised £58,182 for the 29ft-long ‘baby Khan’, which will fly over Parliament Square on 1 September.

A crowdfunding anti-Khan campaign was launched following the giant Donald Trump baby balloon flown by protesters during the president’s visit in July.

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Mr Khan said: “If people want to spend their Saturday looking at me in a yellow bikini they’re welcome to do so.

“I don’t really think yellow’s my colour though.”

The giant inflatable – a nod to the ‘Beach Body Ready’ advert Mr Khan banned in 2016 – has been approved by City Hall, the police and air traffic controllers NATS.

The fundraising page for the balloon said: “In light of the Donald Trump ‘Baby Trump’ balloon being allowed to fly over London during his visit to the UK, let’s get a ‘baby Khan’ one and see if free speech applies to all.”

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