Ahead of EU referendum, rivals race for final votes

Prime Minister David Cameron and his eurosceptic opponents were crisscrossing Britain on Wednesday in a final push for votes on the eve of a close-run referendum on European Union membership. The vote, which echoes the rise of populism in Europe and the United States, will shape the future of Europe.

A victory for "out" could unleash turmoil on financial markets. "It's very close; nobody knows what's going to happen," Prime Minister David Cameron told Wednesday's Financial Times, with opinion polls showing.

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