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A Bad Day for Europe

Britain's decision to leave the EU will hurt European economies and its own.

No time to gloat, Boris.

Photographer: Carl Court/Getty Images

This was never supposed to happen. Three years ago, when U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promised his country a referendum on remaining a member of the European Union, he was sure of victory. The country had other ideas. On Thursday Britain voted to quit.

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