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At the recent referendum, Britain has voted to quit the European Union. According to reports and official results released early the mandate for quitting won 17,410, 742 votes, while the mandate to remain secured 16, 141, 241 votes. 51.9% voted to quit the EU, while 48 endorsed to remain in the EU. While England voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, Scotland and Northern Ireland backed Remain, they further indicated.


Britons began commenced voting at the Referandum today, Thursday, June 23. British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn were among the voters. There are 46.5 million voters eligilble to cast votes in deciding whether to remain in the 28-nation European Union or not.


People of UK are to cast their votes today, June 23 at a referendum to decide whether Britain should remain in the European Union or to quit. Around 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part in the vote. The current referendum is considered to be the third nationwide referendum in UK history. According to the ballot paper, the question asked is : "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hosted the Ramadan feast at Kirribilli House on Thursday night, with a guest list that included recent Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly and his wife Susan Carland.


US President Barack Obama greeted 80 year old Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the entrance of the Map Room of the White House in Washington recently. This is the fourth time he has hosted Dalalama since assuming office. Their meeting took place in the historic Map Room of the White House. The meeting was closed for the press. Dalailama did not speak to the battery of reporters waiting for him.


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