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Britain Votes to Leave European Union

June 24th, 2016

Episode 757 of 1091 episodes

We assess the aftermath of Britain's decision to leave the European Union. We'll have reaction from small businesses in Britain who make their money by trading with customers in the EU. And from Europe itself - the scale of an event that sees the EU shrinking for the first time in its 40 year history The pound reached its highest point against the dollar for the year. And the Asian markets opened with drops everywhere. The BBC's Rob Young takes us through a turbulent period on the markets. In Finland, the Foreign Minister, Timo Soini - who heads the eurosceptic Finns Party - said the UK result had to be respected - and he warned against 'retaliation' in future negotiations between the EU and Britain. We speak to the former Finance Minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb.

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