Britain takes unprecedented step to leave EU; markets plunge. La Grande Bretagne vote Pour se Separer de L union Europeenne Les Marches du Monde Tombent Dans La Panic

LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, according to tallies of official results Friday, sending global markets plunging, casting British politics into disarray and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III. please read

Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), reacts at a party after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in London, Britain, June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville