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post 24 June 2016
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Brexit: memories of the great financial crash

It felt like a Lehman moment. A referendum result spiralling out of control.

post 24 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog 'Massive vacuum' in British politics after EU referendum

It was sombre, almost funereal in tone. One Vote Leave staffer said there was plenty of time for the UK to start exploratory work.

article 24 June 2016 Politics
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Margaret Hodge calls for no confidence vote in Jeremy Corbyn

The veteran Labour backbencher has tabled a motion of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn as party leader after he failed to convince voters to back Remain.

article 24 June 2016 UK
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Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

David Cameron says he will stand down as Prime Minister as the UK votes to leave the European Union, while Scotland's First Minister says a second independence referendum is "highly likely".

post 24 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron 'massively misjudged, over-reached and crashed'

David Cameron will now have to assess whether the price of buying peace in his party was extortionately high.

post 24 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Leave is projected to win. The voters have decided

It is a massive blow to the political establishment, its biggest reverse in living memory. Immigration was the spur for many voters but this decision has consequences way beyond that issue.

post 21 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron's message: don't harm your children and grandchildren

He said that the issue "above all" is the economy, in the knowledge that for many voters "immigration" tops it.

article 20 June 2016 UK
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Jo Cox: Commons pays tribute to dead MP

Politicians from across the political divide pay an emotional tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed in her constituency last week.

post 08 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog EU vote registration extended - desperate measures?

Would the government have bust a gut to extend the deadline on voter registration if it wasn't to their advantage? Discuss.