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EU referendum: UK goes to the polls

EU referendum: UK goes to the polls

Image copyright AFP Voting is taking place in a historic referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave. A record 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part, according to provisional figures from the Electoral Commission. Polling stations will close at 22:00 BST with counting throughout the night. It […]

European Union referendum: UK goes to the polls

European Union referendum: UK goes to the polls

Image copyright Getty Images Voting is under way in a historic referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave. A record 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part, according to provisional figures from the Electoral Commission. Polling stations opened at 07:00 BST and will close at 22:00 BST. […]

UK goes to polls in EU referendum

UK goes to polls in EU referendum

Image copyright Reuters The UK is set to go to the polls in a historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave. Polling stations are open between 07:00 BST and 22:00 BST. An estimated 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part in the vote – a record […]

EU Referendum: How to vote on polling day

EU Referendum: How to vote on polling day

Image copyright AFP On Thursday 23 June, the UK will go the polls in the EU referendum. Here’s how to vote. When can I vote? The referendum takes place on 23 June, between 07:00 and 22:00 BST. Provided you are at the polling station at 22:00 BST, you will be guaranteed the opportunity to vote. […]

Polling day guide: What to watch for

Polling day guide: What to watch for

Image caption Emily Maitlis, David Dimbleby and Jeremy Vine will host BBC One’s coverage Thursday is polling day in the UK’s EU referendum. Here’s what to watch out for as events unfold. First things first: How to vote Polls open at 07:00 BST and close at 22:00 BST. Any voter who arrives to vote at […]

How the BBC reports EU referendum polling day

How the BBC reports EU referendum polling day

Image copyright AFP Strict rules mean the BBC, like other broadcasters, is not allowed to report details of campaigning while the polls are open. The basic principle behind this is the need for due impartiality of political coverage, as set out in the agreement accompanying the BBC Charter. But there is also a legal dimension […]

Democrats hold Congress ‘sit-in’ protest to force gun control vote

Media captionJohn Lewis, Democratic Congressman: “Now is the time to get in the way, the time to act is now” Democratic Party members are staging a sit-in on the floor of the lower house of the US Congress to demand tighter gun controls after the shootings at a gay nightclub in Florida. One congressman, John […]

EU referendum: Final push for votes on last day of campaign

EU referendum: Final push for votes on last day of campaign

Image copyright PA Image caption Boris Johnson started a day’s frenetic campaigning with a visit to Billingsgate fish market Politicians are making their final pitch for votes on the last day of campaigning before the EU referendum. David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron are addressing rallies arguing the UK will be better off and […]

EU referendum: Leave and Remain clash in BBC Great Debate

Media captionBoris Johnson and Sadiq Khan clash over the economy The biggest live debate of the UK’s EU referendum campaign is taking place before 6,000 people at Wembley Arena. Rival sides of the debate are facing questions on the economy, immigration and Britain’s place in the world. The BBC’s Great Debate represents a final chance […]

Jo Cox ‘died for her views’, her widower tells BBC

Media captionBrendan Cox: “She had very strong political views and I believe she was killed because of those views” Jo Cox was killed because of her strong political views, her widower Brendan has told the BBC. The late Labour MP would want people to stand up for her beliefs “in death as much as she […]