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Gibraltar: Britons in Gibraltar vote in the EU referendum01:51

Gibraltar: Britons in Gibraltar vote in the EU referendum

Gibraltar, Gibraltar
June 23, 2016 at 19:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

British citizens were seen voting in the EU 'Brexit' referendum, in Gibraltar on Thursday.

One 'Brexit' voter said he supported Britain leaving the EU out of fear Germany could become overly dominant, claiming it was possible that "one day Germany will be ruling and telling us how to manage our affairs in the UK."

A 'Remain' voter stated that she believed staying in the EU would mean an "economically and politically" stronger Britain.

An estimated 46 million people are entitled to take part in the vote - a record number for a UK poll. Results are expected to become clear between 03.00-04.00 BST on Friday; however, if the vote is close, it may take until 08.00 BST.

It is the third nationwide referendum to take place in UK history. The last referendum was over Britain's membership of the European Economic Community back in 1975. If a Brexit does go ahead, it will take a minimum of two years for Britain to leave the EU, but could take longer, depending on negotiations.

Gibraltar: Britons in Gibraltar vote in the EU referendum01:51
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British citizens were seen voting in the EU 'Brexit' referendum, in Gibraltar on Thursday.

One 'Brexit' voter said he supported Britain leaving the EU out of fear Germany could become overly dominant, claiming it was possible that "one day Germany will be ruling and telling us how to manage our affairs in the UK."

A 'Remain' voter stated that she believed staying in the EU would mean an "economically and politically" stronger Britain.

An estimated 46 million people are entitled to take part in the vote - a record number for a UK poll. Results are expected to become clear between 03.00-04.00 BST on Friday; however, if the vote is close, it may take until 08.00 BST.

It is the third nationwide referendum to take place in UK history. The last referendum was over Britain's membership of the European Economic Community back in 1975. If a Brexit does go ahead, it will take a minimum of two years for Britain to leave the EU, but could take longer, depending on negotiations.

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