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From Grexit to Brexit: Eurosceptics claim their -exit

Paris, FRANCE | AFP | It started with “Grexit” — the long trumpeted but never realised axing of Greece from the European Union. It was then reborn as “Brexit” as Britain started down the — this time voluntary — path of leaving the bloc. The “-exit” formulation was coined by …

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Trump hails Brexit vote on visit to Scotland

Turnberry, United Kingdom | AFP | Donald Trump hailed Britain’s vote to leave the EU as “fantastic” shortly after arriving in Scotland on Friday for his first international trip since becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. “I think it’s a great thing. I think it’s a fantastic thing,” he told …

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British MP killed in shock attack before EU vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A pro-EU British lawmaker was killed in a shock daylight street attack on Thursday, halting campaigning for the referendum on Britain’s membership in the bloc just a week before the crucial vote. Jo Cox, a 41-year-old mother-of-two from the opposition Labour Party, was shot …

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