#Brexit: UK votes to leave the EU, social media reacts

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51.9pc of British citizens voted to leave the EU while 48.1pc voted to remain

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The UK pound has crashed to its lowest value since 1985 and a whole generation of British people are waking up to a new uncertain reality as it becomes official: Britain has voted to leave the EU.

Last night, most people went to bed thinking practical reality would win over fear-mongering and patriotic pomp.

Instead, the results show a new reality – or an unreality – as 51.9pc of British voters voted to leave the EU while 48.1pc voted to remain.

Here’s some of the reaction on social media:

 

UK and EU flags image via Shutterstock

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Editor John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist.

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