People in the UK are waking up to the news that Great Britain will be pulling out of the European Union. The news has made campaigners for the Leave vote exceptionally happy, the consequences on world markets have been harsh. The Economist Magazine speculates it could get worse before getting any better. The British Pound dropped to it’s lowest value in 30 years! But the Economist also notes, “Of course, markets often overreact.” So we’ll see…luckily (?) I don’t have any British investments…
Hours after an historic referendum to have Britain leave the European Union…searches on Google for “what happens if we leave the EU” tripled!
Another popular question…what is the EU?
Irish passports…also red hot in the UK.
One person quoted on ITV said, “Even though I voted to leave, this morning I woke up and I just — the reality did actually hit me. If I’d had the opportunity to vote again, it would be to stay.”
And because Canada has become to dumping ground for people unhappy with election results…how about this story from The Washington Post.
Brexit is really fucking up everything….it better not screw with Game of Thrones!