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Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France demanded referendums on membership of the union

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Reuters  |  London/ Budapest 

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency. Right-wing and anti-immigrant parties in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France demanded referendums on membership of the union, while Italy’s 5-Star movement said it would pursue its own proposal for a vote on the euro. Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch anti-immigrant PVV party, said he would make a Dutch referendum on EU membership a central theme of his campaign to become prime ...

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First Published: Sat, June 25 2016. 00:57 IST