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Pound hit after narrow Remain win in Newcastle

Pound hit after narrow Remain win in Newcastle

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has tumbled after the announcement of the first results in the UK’s EU referendum, having earlier surged through the $1.50 barrier. The pound fell after a narrower than expected Remain vote in Newcastle. Losses accelerated dramatically after a strong Leave vote in Sunderland, with the pound falling to $1.4319. […]

EU referendum: UK goes to the polls

EU referendum: UK goes to the polls

Image copyright AFP Voting is taking place in a historic referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave. A record 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part, according to provisional figures from the Electoral Commission. Polling stations will close at 22:00 BST with counting throughout the night. It […]

European Union referendum: UK goes to the polls

European Union referendum: UK goes to the polls

Image copyright Getty Images Voting is under way in a historic referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave. A record 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part, according to provisional figures from the Electoral Commission. Polling stations opened at 07:00 BST and will close at 22:00 BST. […]

UK goes to polls in EU referendum

UK goes to polls in EU referendum

Image copyright Reuters Britain is set to go to the polls in an historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave. Polling stations are open between 07:00 BST and 22:00 BST. An estimated 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part in the vote – a record number […]

EU Referendum: How to vote on polling day

EU Referendum: How to vote on polling day

Image copyright AFP On Thursday 23 June, the UK will go the polls in the EU referendum. Here’s how to vote. When can I vote? The referendum takes place on 23 June, between 07:00 and 22:00 BST. Provided you are at the polling station at 22:00 BST, you will be guaranteed the opportunity to vote. […]

Polling day guide: What to watch for

Polling day guide: What to watch for

Image caption Emily Maitlis, David Dimbleby and Jeremy Vine will host BBC One’s coverage Thursday is polling day in the UK’s EU referendum. Here’s what to watch out for as events unfold. First things first: How to vote Polls open at 07:00 BST and close at 22:00 BST. Any voter who arrives to vote at […]

How the BBC reports EU referendum polling day

How the BBC reports EU referendum polling day

Image copyright AFP Strict rules mean the BBC, like other broadcasters, is not allowed to report details of campaigning while the polls are open. The basic principle behind this is the need for due impartiality of political coverage, as set out in the agreement accompanying the BBC Charter. But there is also a legal dimension […]

EU referendum: Final push for votes on last day of campaign

EU referendum: Final push for votes on last day of campaign

Image copyright PA Image caption Boris Johnson started a day’s frenetic campaigning with a visit to Billingsgate fish market Politicians are making their final pitch for votes on the last day of campaigning before the EU referendum. David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron are addressing rallies arguing the UK will be better off and […]

EU referendum: Leave and Remain clash in BBC Great Debate

Media captionEU Referendum: Davidson and Johnson close Great Debate Leading names from both sides of the EU referendum have traded blows in a live TV debate at Wembley Arena on the eve of the final day of campaigning. The BBC’s Great Debate featured almost two hours of questions on immigration, the economy and sovereignty. Scottish […]

Five key moments from debate

Media captionSee highlights of BBC’s Great Debate The final live debate of the UK’s EU referendum campaign took place at Wembley Arena on Tuesday night. Here are five of the key moments from the BBC showdown. Representing Leave, Boris Johnson, Labour MP Gisela Stuart and energy minister Andrea Leadsom went head-to-head with London Mayor Sadiq […]