Voters should use the upcoming European election as an opportunity to show they “reject Brexit”, Sinn Féin has said.

Party leader Mary Lou McDonald made the remark at the party’s European manifesto launch in Belfast.

Speaking at the Waterfront Hall, she urged voters to back Martina Anderson, Sinn Féin’s candidate in Northern Ireland.

She then said voters should then transfer to all other pro-remain candidates on the ballot paper.

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The election is due to take place on 23 May, with counting to begin the following Monday, after voting across the 28 EU countries ends.

Mrs McDonald said Sinn Féin wants to see two pro-remain MEPs returned for Northern Ireland and that in order to achieve that, voters

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