Protester shocks Draghi at ECB press conference

Shock protest: "end ECB dictatorship" demand at press conference

A protester interrupted today's European Central Bank (ECB) press conference, leaping directly in front of president Mario Draghi yelling "end ECB dictatorship".

She then tossed a collection of leaflets into the air and showered a stunned Draghi with confetti before members of the security team were able to restrain her.

After a few moments the president resumed his opening statement, confidently declaring there was "clear evidence the monetary policy measures put in place have been effective".

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