Irish Examiner, “Royal wedding homeless protesters ‘a bunch of anarchists’, says rough sleeper”

A long-time rough sleeper in England has dismissed protesters planning to line the British royal wedding route in sleeping bags as “anarchists” intent on causing trouble.

William “Bill” Watson, who has lived in the borough for four months, said planned homeless solidarity events were an excuse for people to “cause a riot”.

The 50-year-old, originally from Harlington, west London, told the Press Association: “That type of person isn’t for me.

“If I was here and it kicked off then I would be on the side of the Old Bill. They’re coming to the event for the wrong reasons, to cause a riot. They’re a bunch of anarchists.

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