At 03:49 the Remain campaign headquarters were emptying out, while a few hopefuls were serving coffee. In the Leave and Out headquarters there was cheering and a little more alcohol being served.

At 04:01 Neil Farage claimed victory with 9,7 million versus 9,2 million behind him. He claimed victory in the name of “decency” and the “nation.”

A quarter of an hour later, no one among the analysts doubted the Leave has got it.

Leave wins

The participation did prove to be in the region of...

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