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Father Ted's famous protest sign has caused some confusion in Iceland
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ICELAND IS IN a bit of turmoil at the moment, with thousands of people taking to the streets to demand the prime minister’s resignation in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal.

It wouldn’t be a protest without a Down With This Sort Of Thing Sign, and Iceland yesterday was no exception, showing that Father Ted truly does bring the world together.

The prominence of the sign in various pictures from the likes of the AFP and Getty photo agencies led to a certain degree of head scratching, with some declaring it to be “so Iceland” in its politeness.

There were plenty on hand to explain its origins though.

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