In a vote that goes down in history as voters refuse to give away their Liberty – Britain voted yesterday to leave the European Union (“EU”).
The stunning election results caused Prime Minister David Cameron to resign (video of his full resignation speech here).
‘Explosive shock’ as Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quits
Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.
Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum showed a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign to leave a bloc Britain joined more than 40 years ago.
The pound fell as much as 10 percent against the dollar to touch levels last seen in 1985, on fears the decision could hit investment in the world’s fifth-largest economy, threaten London’s role as a global financial capital and usher in months of political uncertainty.
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