UK politics

Former London Mayor and Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks as he rules himself out of becoming the next Conservative party leader at St Ermin's Hotel

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Former London Mayor and Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks as he rules himself out of becoming the next Conservative party leader at St Ermin’s Hotel

Brokers react on a trading floor at BGC, in the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain June 27, 2016.    REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Brokers react on a trading floor at BGC, in the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 27: Chancellor George Osborne speaks at The Treasury, where he moved to try to calm market turmoil triggered by the pro-Brexit vote on June 27, 2016 in London, United Kingdom.  Mr Osborne spoke ahead of the start of financial trading and outlined how the Government will "protect the national interest" after the UK voted to leave the EU. (Photo by Richard Pohle - WPA Pool/Gettty Images)

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Chancellor George Osborne speaks at The Treasury, where he moved to try to calm market turmoil triggered by the pro-Brexit vote in London, United Kingdom. Mr Osborne spoke ahead of the start of financial trading and outlined how the Government will “protect the national interest” after the UK voted to leave the EU

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his house in London as he faces a full-scale revolt by his top team as a string of shadow ministers quit in protest at his leadership during the EU referendum campaign.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his house in London as he faces a full-scale revolt by his top team as a string of shadow ministers quit in protest at his leadership during the EU referendum campaign.

A City of Westminster worker sweeps the pavement outside 10 Downing Street in central London on June 25, 2016. The result of Britain's June 23 referendum vote to leave the European Union (EU) has pitted parents against children, cities against rural areas, north against south and university graduates against those with fewer qualifications. London, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU but Wales and large swathes of England, particularly former industrial hubs in the north with many disaffected workers, backed a Brexit. / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A City of Westminster worker sweeps the pavement outside 10 Downing Street in central London, United Kingdom 

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Number 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 24, 2016.   REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron announces his resignation after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Number 10 Downing Street in London, Britain 

Larry the Downing Street cat walks outside No 10 DOwning Street in central London

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Larry the Downing Street cat walks outside No 10 Downing Street in central London. Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, striking a thunderous blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets Friday as sterling collapsed to a 31-year low

Leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage, celebrates victory in the EU Referendum at the leave.eu party in Milbank, London.

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Nigel Farage Leader of the UK Independence Party celebrates the EU Referendum at the Leave.EU party in Milbank, London 

Dawn breaks behind the Houses of Parliament and the statue of Winston Churchill in Westminster, London, Britain

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Dawn breaks behind the Houses of Parliament and the statue of Winston Churchill in Westminster, London, Britain 

Local residents cast their votes on the EU referendum at a polling staton at the East Hull Boxing Club in Kingston-Upon-Hull, northern England on June 23, 2016. Millions of Britons began voting today in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could tear up the island nation's EU membership and spark the greatest emergency of the bloc's 60-year history. / AFP / Lindsey Parnaby        (Photo credit should read LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images)

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Local residents cast their votes on the EU referendum at a polling station at the East Hull Boxing Club in Kingston-Upon-Hull, northern England

A member of the public leaves a polling station at the White Horse Inn in Priors Dean, Hampshire

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A member of the public leaves a polling station at the White Horse Inn in Priors Dean, Hampshire

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron leave after voting in the EU Referendum

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British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron leave after voting in the EU Referendum

A "Vote Remain" banner being flown by an aircraft is seen behind the Big Ben clocktower in London, Britain June 22, 2016.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

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A “Vote Remain” banner being flown by an aircraft is seen behind Big Ben in London 

British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) addresses pro-EU "Vote Remain" supporters during a rally in Bristol, Britain June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Geoff Caddick/Pool

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British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses pro-EU “Vote Remain” supporters during a rally in Bristol, England

British prime minister, David Cameron, talks to the FT from downing street ahead of the EU referendum on Thursday.

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David Cameron, British prime minister, photographed during an interview with Lionel Barber, FT editor, and George Parker, FT political editor, at Downing Street on Tuesday ahead of the EU referendum

An MP wears white roses in her hair as she arrives with other MPs at St Margaret's Church, London, for a service of prayer and remembrance to commemorate Jo Cox MP. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 20, 2016. Members of the UK Parliament attended the service to commemorate Labour MP Jo Cox. Addresses were given by the Speaker’s Chaplain, the Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin with readings by the Speaker, the Honourable John Bercow and Glenys Kinnock, Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead. See PA story POLITICS MP Service. Photo credit should read: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

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An MP wears white roses in her hair as she arrives with other MPs at St Margaret’s Church, London, for a service of prayer and remembrance to commemorate Jo Cox MP.

Rain Heralds The First Day Of British Summer...LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Tourists carrying umbrellas take pictures on Westminster Bridge on June 20, 2016 in London, England. The first day of British Summer is marked by rainy weather in London today with more showers forecast for much of the week ahead. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

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Tourists carrying umbrellas take pictures on Westminster Bridge in London, England. The first day of British Summer is marked by rainy weather in London today with more showers forecast for much of the week ahead

Tributes Paid To Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox...BIRSTALL, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 17:  Prime Minister David Cameron (C) and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn (R) arrive to pay their respects at the scene of the murder of Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, who was shot and stabbed yesterday at her constituency surgery, on June 17, 2016 in Birstall, United Kingdom. The Labour MP for Batley and Spen was about to hold her weekly constituency surgery in Birstall Library yesterday on June 16, 2016, when she was shot and stabbed in the street. A 52-year old man is being held in Police custody in connection with the death.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn arrive to pay their respects at the scene of the murder of Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, who was shot and stabbed yesterday at her constituency surgery in Birstall, United Kingdom

A man arrives to lay floweres at a statu...A man arrives to lay floweres at a statue to Joseph Priestly in Birstall, northern England, on June 17, 2016, near to the scene where Labour MP Jo Cox was shot yesterday. Jo Cox, the British lawmaker murdered on the streets of northern England on June 16, had complained to police earlier this year about "malicious communications" she received, police said Friday. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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A man arrives to lay flower at a statue to Joseph Priestly in Birstall, northern England near to the scene where Labour MP Jo Cox was shot on Thursday 

Boris Johnson MP chats with Basil Burgess (right) as he visits Sam Cole Foods fish processing factory in Lowestoft, Suffolk, where he was campaigning on behalf of the Vote Leave EU campaign. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 16, 2016. See PA story POLITICS EU. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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Boris Johnson MP chats with Basil Burgess as he visits Sam Cole Foods fish processing factory in Lowestoft, Suffolk, where he was campaigning on behalf of the Vote Leave EU campaign