Nigel Farage said 'Let June 23 go down in our history as our independence day'

Farage hails 'independence day'

22.12 Nigel Farage has called for the referendum day, 23 June, to be declared a bank holiday, saying that it will "go down in our history as our independence day".

Police outside the cinema after the incident

Man who attacked German cinema had fake guns

10.18 A masked man who was shot dead by police after barricading himself in a German multiplex cinema with dozens of people was carrying fake weapons, prosecutors said this morning.

Leave supporters celebrate in London

UK and EU enter 'uncharted territory'

17.34 Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War II.

Nicola Sturgeon said she will take 'all possible steps and explore all options'

Scottish exit 'democratically unacceptable'

22.12 Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said it is "democratically unacceptable" that Scotland would be taken out of the EU "against its will" and the option of a second referendum on independence is on the table.