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Top Brexiter Abruptly Makes His Own Exit

Nigel Farage quits as leader of UKIP, leaving UK leadership in more turmoil

(Newser) - The head of the UK Independence Party, Nigel Farage, resigned Monday as party leader, arguing that he's achieved his political ambition of having Britain leave the European Union. Farage was instrumental in the Brexit, reports the AP , championing the issue of immigration. A criticized campaign poster featuring thousands of... More »

At EU-UK Powwow: Frayed Tempers, Insults

Brexit leader Nigel Farage tells MEPs they've never had real jobs

(Newser) - Britain needs to negotiate an exit deal with the European Union and it is not going to be the result of cozy backroom deals, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned at a special session of the European Parliament on Tuesday. "We cannot allow a long period of uncertainty. There... More »

UK Votes for Brexit

'Leave' side hails 'independence day'

(Newser) - The BBC , among others, has called it: The UK has voted to leave the European Union, sending shock waves through the EU and world economies. With almost all results in, the vote stands at 52% for "Leave" and 48% for "Remain," the Guardian reports. Signaling discord ahead... More »

Campaign Banner Downs UK Candidate's Plane

Nigel Farage hospitalized after light aircraft crashes

(Newser) - UK Independence Party candidate Nigel Farage had to be cut from the wreckage of an aircraft after his last-minute quest for votes in today's election ended in disaster. Farage, who was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, had taken to the skies in a two-seater aircraft towing a party banner. The plane... More »

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