Brexit: British Vote Decide to Stay in or Leave the European Union

World | News18.com | June 23, 2016, 3:54 pm
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Voters in Britain are deciding whether the country should remain in the European Union — a historic referendum that has exposed deep divisions over issues of sovereignty and national identity. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

Voters in Britain are deciding whether the country should remain in the European Union — a historic referendum that has exposed deep divisions over issues of sovereignty and national identity. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

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More than 46 million people are registered to vote in the referendum, which asks: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

More than 46 million people are registered to vote in the referendum, which asks: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

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The heated campaign saw the nation take stock of its place in the modern world, even as it questioned the direction it wanted to take in the future. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

The heated campaign saw the nation take stock of its place in the modern world, even as it questioned the direction it wanted to take in the future. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

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Turnout is considered critical in the vote, as polling suggested there were a number of undecided voters. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

Turnout is considered critical in the vote, as polling suggested there were a number of undecided voters. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

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A large turnout will favour the 'remain' campaign as those who waver at the end tend to go for the status quo. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

A large turnout will favour the 'remain' campaign as those who waver at the end tend to go for the status quo. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

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Those favouring 'leave' also tend to be more committed. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

Those favouring 'leave' also tend to be more committed. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

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It was raining heavily in some parts of the country, which could reduce turnout. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)

It was raining heavily in some parts of the country, which could reduce turnout. (Photo: Shailja Sinha)