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Live updates: Britain votes to leave the European Union

June 24, 2016

Nigel Farage (front), the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) reacts with supporters, following the result of the EU referendum, outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain June 24, 2016. (Toby Melville / Reuters)

The choice could have disastrous consequences for the British economy and ripple across the globe.