Britain has voted to part ways with the EU in a historic referendum. BBC correspondent to leave won by 51.9% to 48.1%, with Scotland and Northern Ireland, and vote for London to stay, and England and Wales to vote to leave the country campaign. The turnout was 71.8%, the highest rate in the elections, the United Kingdom since 1992.
In response to this finding that the financial markets were not expecting, the pound has fallen to its lowest level in 31 years against the dollar, reports The Associated Press. David Cameron has resigned as prime minister, saying: “I do not think I could be the captain to take the country to the next destination.”
Praised the UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage the result as “a victory for ordinary people, a victory for the people of decent,” and said that the June 23 “will go down in history as the day of independence we have,” the BBC.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is currently in Scotland, welcomed the official reopening of his Trump Turnberry golf course, and also the decision of the United Kingdom of the European Union to leave in the function of Facebook. “The administration Trump vows to strengthen our relations with Britain, free and independent, and to deepen our relations in trade, culture, and mutual defense,” he wrote.
However, others are less cheerily responded. In a joint statement on Twitter, he said the leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, said he was “devastated” by the outcome. “Young people voted to remain a large margin, but was voted out. They were voting for their future, but has been taken of them,” he wrote.
J.K. Rowling, who was vocal “left” supporters, summed up the mood of many of the supporters of the E.U. Activists by tweeting, “I do not think I want ever more magical.”