Brexit: Britain votes to 'leave' EU in historic divorce, reports BBC

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, the BBC said based on voter tallies from Thursday's referendum, an outcome that would set the country on an uncertain path and deal the largest setback to European efforts to forge greater unity since World War Two. World financial markets dived as counting from 304 of 382 areas showed a 51.5/48.

5 split for leaving. Sterling suffered its biggest one-day fall of 9.4% against the dollar on market fears the decision will hit investment in the world's 5th largest economy, raise questions.

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