Banksy ‘EU star’ mural vandalised – BBC News

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Image caption The graffiti was added between rings of a ladder depicted in the Banksy mural

A mural by Banksy depicting a laborer removing a adept from the EU flag has been vandalised.

The street artist’s recent wield, believed to be a comment on the UK’s impending outlet from the European union, is contained in Dover on Sunday morning.

Since its unveiling, the words “The Clash” have been daubed between the rings of the workman’s ladder.

Dover District Council said it would be monitoring the artwork, on York Street, expending CCTV.

A council spokesman told: “We are aware of the continuing interest all over the artwork attributed to Banksy.

“The building is not owned by Dover District Council, and we have no other plans to take action to protect the artwork at this time.”

Image copyright Banksy
Image caption The patch materialized near Dover’s ferry terminal

In 2014, a Banksy mural of a woman staring at an empty-bellied plinth was painted on a wall up Folkestone was vandalised with an prurient image.

It was shipped to the USA to be sold, but was returned to Folkestone in 2015 after a interminable High Court battle.

Ownership was feuded between an prowes philanthropy and the superiors of an arcade where the graffiti appeared.

The Folkestone Creative Foundation said they meditated the Dover Banksy would be impossible to sell due to its sizing, and the cost of removal.

The owners of the building have yet to comment.

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Image caption The work removing the adept likewise begins rifts to the rest of the EU badge

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