YELLOW vest protesters pelted buildings with stones and clashed with cops in Brussels yesterday during the final day of voting in the Euro elections.
An angry mob demonstrating against social injustice and a rise in fuel prices aimed to cause disruption near the European Parliament building in the Belgian capital.
Cops were forced to use pepper spray and made a number of arrests during violent tussles.
Belgium was holding a general election yesterday as well as elections taking place across the European Union for the European Parliament.
The EU headquarters is located close to where the scuffles occurred.
Eurosceptics were set to strip the old guard of power in Brussels as centrists lost power across Europe in the EU elections.
Pro-EU French President Emmanuel Macron’s La Republique En Marche suffered a humiliating defeat to far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s National Rally in the euro polls.
German leader Angela Merkel had a bruising night as the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany was due to come in fourth with 10.5 per cent.
The far-right Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF), led by Italy’s Matteo Salvini, was forecast to gain 20 additional seats, taking its tally to 57.
In Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who agreed to the heavy Eurozone terms of the bailouts, also took a drubbing and has now called for a snap election.
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