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post 25 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Where is the power right now?

While Brussels and Berlin teemed with reaction, Edinburgh too... London seemed strangely silent.

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.

article 24 June 2016 UK, Ireland
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UK Government rejects Sinn Fein referendum call

The Government rejects a demand from Sinn Fein for a referendum to be held on Irish unity in the wake of the UK vote to pull out of the EU.

post 24 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Who voted for Remain and Leave?

In England, Leave voters (39 per cent) were more than twice as likely as Remain voters (18 per cent) to describe themselves either as "English not British" or "more English than British".

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 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 Boris Johnson booed as he leaves London home

That's not unusual if organised protestors have got together but some of these people were well-to-do Londoners on their way to work.

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 from Jon on Snowblog A confession

For many this WAS a vote about Europe, but for as many it was a vote about dispossession amid constant images of largesse and greed.