Brexit: EU referendum voting gets undeway in UK

Brexit: EU referendum voting gets undeway in UK


Polling stations across the United Kingdom opened on Thursday morning to decide the historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of theEuropean Union or leave the politico-economic union of 28 member states.

The voting will take place between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. local time.

The national referendum is the third in UK history and comes four months after battle for votes between the ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ campaigns.

Prime Minister David Cameron criss-crossed the country in a final effort to warn Britain’s voters against rejecting the EU in the historic poll yesterday.

This decision will also read as a referendum on his premiership.

Last night, he was joined by former prime ministers Gordon Brown and Sir John Major, the Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, and the Green MP Caroline Lucas, at events in Bristol and Birmingham, reports the Guardian.

The prime minister has been pressing the message that today’s decision will be irreversible and there will no coming back if the UK votes to leave the EU. Read More


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