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Tsipras: Greeks made a brave choice

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras led the 'No' campaign Credit: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said his country has made a "brave choice" after rejecting creditors bailout terms by voting 'No' in a crunch referendum tonight.

Tsipras who has led the 'No' campaign said the country will now go to the negotiating table with the goal of restoring its banking system and negotiating for "a plan of reforms".

Greece votes 'No' in crucial bailout referendum

Voters in Greece have rejected creditors bailout terms by voting 'No' in a crunch referendum on the country's debt deal.

With more than two thirds of the votes counted the nation has voted to reject the austerity terms demanded by the country's international creditors with more than 60% marking the "no" box on their ballot cards.

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Report: Greek opposition leader steps down

Greece's opposition leader Antonis Samaras stepped down as the country looked set for a referendum 'No' vote win Credit: Debets/ABACA/ PA

Greece's opposition leader Antonis Samaras has stepped down as leader of Greece's conservative New Democracy party.

The former Prime Minister said in a televised statement: "Our party needs a new start. As of today, I'm resigning from the leadership of New Democracy."

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Crowds share excitement of Princess' christening

Crowds of people lined the pathway leading to the church where Princess Charlotte was christened today as they joined in the celebrations of the nine-week-old baby's big day.

The fourth in line to the thrown was christened in the same gown used by her brother Prince George nearly two years ago and arrived in a pram once used by her uncles the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex.

ITV News' Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports:

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