• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

It's confirmed: UK votes for Brexit, to leave EU


London, June 24: The UK has finally voted to leave the European Union (EU) with the Leave campaign securing 51.8 per cent of the votes polled. The Remain campaign has got 48.1 per cent vote.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who is facing calls to resign as the prime minister, will address the nation shortly.

uk flag

Of the countries of the UK, while England voted in favour of Brexit, Scotland and Northern Ireland wanted to stay back. London, too, wanted to stay back but the turnout in the capital was lower than expected owing to bad weather.

Pound crashes to lowest level since 1985

The Pound also crashed to the lowest level since 1985 as sterling fell below $1.35. Besides, hours of trading suggested that the FTSE 100 will drop by 8.8 per cent or by around 560 points. The fall would be the third worst in history if stocks remained so down at the end of the day.

Oneindia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more