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First EU referendum results suggest tight race

First EU referendum results suggest tight raceEarly results in the UK's referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union suggest a tight race.

Developments so far:

First results from the north-east of England suggest strong support for Leave, triggering falls in the poundUkip Leader Nigel Farage says he believes the government's extension to the voter registration deadline earlier this month may have won it for Remain, adding: "Win or lose this battle, we will win this war"Eighty-four Eurosceptic Tory MPs have signed a letter calling on David Cameron to continue as prime minister whatever the result of the referendumA YouGov 'on-the-day poll' suggests 52% for Remain and 48% for Leave.


Andy Burnham 'It hasn't been a very good debate'

Talking to ITV tonight from Manchester Airport the Shadow Home Secretary, Leigh MP and Manchester mayoral candidate said he was encouraged by the numbers going to the polls and he "Understands the concerns of the Labour voters who have voted leave" adding "I dont think it has been a very good debate, dont think it has risen to the enormity of this decision to be honest."

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