Half an hour post-midnight, the Leave campaign was smiling in Britain. Leave was neck-on-neck with Remain edging on with 50,5% versus 49,5% from counted votes.

At 02.00 in the morning the bookies changed their mind and gave better odds for Leave; meanwhile, the BBC cited senior sources believing the Leave would win the day, or rather… the night.

The pound was tumbling to 1,40 to the dollar at 02.30 in the a.m, down from 1,50 at 22.00.

That is despite the fact that the leaders of the Con...

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