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NI leaders divided in their reaction to Brexit vote

The UK has voted to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum, with the majority of Northern Ireland voters in favour of remaining in the EU.

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Three Belfast areas favour Remain

Three of four Belfast constituencies have voted Remain. Credit: Presseye

Three of the four Belfast constituencies have indicated a desire for NI to remain in the EU.

West, South and North Belfast all voted in favour of staying.

East Belfast voted overwhelmingly in favour of leaving.

The average turnout across all four areas was 59.8%, although West Belfast had a turnout of 48.85%.

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