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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welcomes Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, prior to a plenary session at the European Parliament on the outcome of the "Brexit" in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Website Boasts Nigel Farage’s Hilarious Leaked ‘Plan’ For Leaving The EU

One website claims to have gotten ahold of Nigel Farage’s plan to make everything right again in Britain. It’s a bit hard to read, though. See if you can figure it out.

July 1, 2016
Workers walk in the rain at the Canary Wharf business district in London, Britain November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File Photo

Brexit Vote Sends New Shocks Through Financial Markets, Political Chaos Deepens

The British pound fell as much as 11 percent against the dollar on Friday for its worst day in modern history, while $2.8 trillion was wiped off the value of world stocks — the biggest daily loss ever.

June 27, 2016
United States one dollar bills are seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

Surprise Brexit Vote Unleashes Scramble For Dollars

Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union sparked traders on Friday to scramble for dollars in an effort to buy U.S. bonds and to exit dollar-based bets based on U.K. voters favoring to stay in the bloc.

June 24, 2016

No Union, No Pound, British Official Warns Scots Backing Independence

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — Escalating the fight against secession, the British government warned Thursday that Scotland would lose the right to continue using the pound as its currency if voters there say yes to a historic referendum on independence this fall. “The pound isn’t an asset to be divided up between two […]

February 13, 2014