Brexit timeline: beginning of the end for UK's EU membership

Brexit timeline: beginning of the end for UK's EU membership
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How a historic day unfolded, from predictions of Remain to victory for Leave.

22:00-00.00: Poll closes, Farage and Leave sources pessimistic about outcome

Close of poll in 15 minutes for the historic #EURef! Get to your polling station by 10pm

— Electoral Commission (@ElectoralCommUK) 23 juin 2016

First turnout figures for #Brexit referendum.

In Gibraltar it was 83.65 percent, says Press Association

— euronews (euronews) <a href="">23 juin 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="fr"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Farage tells <a href="">SkyNews: 'Looks like #Remain will edge it.' But that UKIP is 'not going anywhere.' #Euref— Nina Schick (@NinaDSchick) 23 juin 2016

#Brexit referendum poll puts Remain vote at 52% and Leave on 48%

Source: YouGov

— euronews (@euronews) 23 juin 2016

Vote Leave cabinet minister Villiers tells adamboultonSKY</a> that "looks like Remain has won" and she "puts it down to Project Fear"</p>&mdash; Faisal Islam (faisalislam) 23 juin 2016


The Mirror’s confident first edition talks of the reunification process following the assumed Remain victory.

RT: bbcnews</a> :Friday&#39;s Daily Mirror front page:<br>Project Reunite<a href="">#tomorrowspaperstoday</a> <a href="">#bbcpapers</a> <a href="">#EUref</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; noticias venezuela (notiven) June 23, 2016

00:00-04:00: A change of tone

A few hours later, the Mirror’s front page, emblazoned with WE’RE OUT, replaced the assumptive first edition.

Friday's Daily Mirror front page: We're out

— ➡ UK Papers Now! (@uknewspaper) June 24, 2016

Farage has unconceded his concession – but sounding like he still expects a narrow loss

— Faisal Islam (@faisalislam) 23 juin 2016

Pound through the floor. Down six cents in the space of minutes. Can’t remember seeing anything like this before

— Ed Conway (@EdConwaySky) 23 juin 2016

04.00-06:00: Brexiteers triumphant

Farage says “I now think we've won … We've done it not just for ourselves but for the whole of Europe”

— Faisal Islam (@faisalislam) 24 juin 2016

With more than half of votes counted, it looks like the UK could be heading out of the #EU

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

Nigel Farage “Dare to dream that dawn is coming up on an independent United Kingdom”

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

06:00-08:00: Official results confirm a deeply divided UK voted to leave the EU

The Official result, as it happened

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

“This means the UK has voted to leave the European Union”

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

#Brexit: Geographical breakdown of how the UK has voted in the #EUref

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

08:00-10:00: Cameron resigns

David Cameron says he will resign as UK prime minister; aims to have new leader in place by the Autumn

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

The world reacts

UK remains a strong Ally. #NATO more important than ever for cooperation among Europeans and with North America.

— Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg) 24 juin 2016

[Happening Now] British Pound crashing after the UK vote for #Brexit

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

[Live footage] European Parliament President Martin Schulz reacted to the UK referendum vote to leave the EU #Brexit

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

Joint EU statement: We now expect the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon as possible

— Sándor Zsíros (@EuroSandor) 24 juin 2016

[Live coverage] François Hollande speaks after UK votes to leave the European Union #Brexit

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

[Live coverage] EC pdt JunckerEU</a> speaks after UK votes to leave the European Union <a href=""></a> <a href="">#Brexit</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; euronews (euronews) 24 juin 2016

[Live footage] German Chancellor Angela Merkel German reacts to #Brexit vote

— euronews (@euronews) 24 juin 2016

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