Britain Votes to Leave EU in Referendum

But Gibraltar and Scotland vote to remain in.

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Westminster Palace in London, England at night, December 21, 2011 (Ben Sutherland)
  • 52 percent of Britons voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on Thursday.
  • The difference with the remain side was 1.3 million votes.
  • Gibraltar voted to to stay in the EU.
  • So did Scotland, which could reopen the question of its independence.