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Celebration, resignation as Britain leaves the EU on Brexit Day

A man waves a British flag on Brexit day in London, Britain January 31, 2020. The United Kingdom leaves the European Union, its most significant change of course since the loss of its empire - and a major blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European unity from the ruins of two world wars.

REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A man waves a British flag on Brexit day in London, Britain January 31, 2020. The United Kingdom leaves the European Union, its most significant change of course since the loss of its empire - and a major blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European...more

A man waves a British flag on Brexit day in London, Britain January 31, 2020. The United Kingdom leaves the European Union, its most significant change of course since the loss of its empire - and a major blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European unity from the ruins of two world wars. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A countdown clock is illuminated at 10 Downing Street on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A countdown clock is illuminated at 10 Downing Street on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A countdown clock is illuminated at 10 Downing Street on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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People celebrate in Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People celebrate in Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People celebrate in Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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A projection by the Mayor of London s office displaying 'London - everyone welcome' is seen at Piccadilly Circus in London. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A projection by the Mayor of London s office displaying 'London - everyone welcome' is seen at Piccadilly Circus in London. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A projection by the Mayor of London s office displaying 'London - everyone welcome' is seen at Piccadilly Circus in London. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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An official removes the European Union flag from Britain's Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters

An official removes the European Union flag from Britain's Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters

An official removes the European Union flag from Britain's Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters
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Officials remove the British flag at European Union Council in Brussels, Belgium. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters

Officials remove the British flag at European Union Council in Brussels, Belgium. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters

Officials remove the British flag at European Union Council in Brussels, Belgium. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via Reuters
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A person jumps over the European Union flag lying on the ground and covered with a mud on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A person jumps over the European Union flag lying on the ground and covered with a mud on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A person jumps over the European Union flag lying on the ground and covered with a mud on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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An Anti-Brexit protester hugs a man while holding a placard that reads "Hug a remainer" in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

An Anti-Brexit protester hugs a man while holding a placard that reads "Hug a remainer" in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

An Anti-Brexit protester hugs a man while holding a placard that reads "Hug a remainer" in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A man burns an EU flag on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man burns an EU flag on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man burns an EU flag on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A pro-Brexit supporter smiles on Brexit Day as he poses on Parliament Square in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A pro-Brexit supporter smiles on Brexit Day as he poses on Parliament Square in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A pro-Brexit supporter smiles on Brexit Day as he poses on Parliament Square in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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People wave the British Union Jack and England flags as they celebrate in Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People wave the British Union Jack and England flags as they celebrate in Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People wave the British Union Jack and England flags as they celebrate in Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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A pro-Brexit supporter (L) and anti-Brexit demonstrator interact outside Europe House on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A pro-Brexit supporter (L) and anti-Brexit demonstrator interact outside Europe House on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A pro-Brexit supporter (L) and anti-Brexit demonstrator interact outside Europe House on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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A dressed up person holds a flag on Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A dressed up person holds a flag on Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A dressed up person holds a flag on Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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British pro-Brexit Members of the European Parliament leave the EU Parliament for the last time in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

British pro-Brexit Members of the European Parliament leave the EU Parliament for the last time in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

British pro-Brexit Members of the European Parliament leave the EU Parliament for the last time in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits The Industry Centre at University of Sunderland on Brexit day, in Sunderland. REUTERS/Scott Heppell/Pool

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits The Industry Centre at University of Sunderland on Brexit day, in Sunderland. REUTERS/Scott Heppell/Pool

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits The Industry Centre at University of Sunderland on Brexit day, in Sunderland. REUTERS/Scott Heppell/Pool
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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gestures as she delivers a speech on Brexit day in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gestures as she delivers a speech on Brexit day in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gestures as she delivers a speech on Brexit day in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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People celebrate Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People celebrate Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People celebrate Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Men hold placards celebrating Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Men hold placards celebrating Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Men hold placards celebrating Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Anti-Brexit demonstrators visit Europe House to give flowers to the staff on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Anti-Brexit demonstrators visit Europe House to give flowers to the staff on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Anti-Brexit demonstrators visit Europe House to give flowers to the staff on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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A pro-Brexit supporter holds a placard at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A pro-Brexit supporter holds a placard at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A pro-Brexit supporter holds a placard at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A pro-EU demonstrator plays the guitar on Brexit day in central London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A pro-EU demonstrator plays the guitar on Brexit day in central London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A pro-EU demonstrator plays the guitar on Brexit day in central London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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A man carries flowers and an EU-themed wreath at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A man carries flowers and an EU-themed wreath at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A man carries flowers and an EU-themed wreath at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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A man holds the dog on a leash with clothes on and a sign on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A man holds the dog on a leash with clothes on and a sign on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A man holds the dog on a leash with clothes on and a sign on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A man walks with a St. George's flag at Westminster Bridge on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A man walks with a St. George's flag at Westminster Bridge on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A man walks with a St. George's flag at Westminster Bridge on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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People step on an European Union flag as they celebrate at Parliament Square in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People step on an European Union flag as they celebrate at Parliament Square in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People step on an European Union flag as they celebrate at Parliament Square in London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Anti-Brexit protesters hold banners outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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A pro-Brexit supporter holds a placard at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A pro-Brexit supporter holds a placard at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A pro-Brexit supporter holds a placard at Parliament Square on Brexit day in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A man poses for a picture on Parliament Square. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A man poses for a picture on Parliament Square. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A man poses for a picture on Parliament Square. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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