Last week, the world watched as results came in from the UK’s referendum on leaving or remaining in the European Union. In what was the largest voter turnout in over a decade, the UK voted in favor of ‘Brexit’ by a margin of 4 percent. Since the vote, the prime minister has resigned, global markets fluctuated and Scotland has resurfaced the idea of secession. Following is a sampling of coverage from Europe and the United States. (Click on images to enlarge)
— Chris Clarke (@chrisclarkecc) June 30, 2016
Britain has voted to leave the EU. The cover of our Britain edition today: pic.twitter.com/mhnmEinfVq
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) June 24, 2016
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) June 30, 2016
— The Spectator (@spectator) June 15, 2016
This week’s cover: Don’t panic pic.twitter.com/yOnikH8r7H
— The Spectator (@spectator) June 29, 2016
Online, BBC’s coverage included searchable local results, an issues guide, live fact-checking and analysis.
Politico’s special section was produced in a few hours on Friday morning.
Idées was a special opinion feature published June 18 before the referendum.
— Libération (@libe) June 24, 2016
Wall Street Journal
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) June 24, 2016
In addition to a supplement covering the results, the Wall Street Journal published an online interactive look at the economics of ‘Brexit’.
The Washington Post
The New York Times
— Businessweek (@BW) June 30, 2016
Berlingske wrapped their cover with a drawing by Lars Andersen.