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Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song)

On Thursday June 23, the British voted for leaving the European Union (EU) by 51,9%, with a turnout of 72,2%. The Prime Minister David Cameron (Conservative Party), who had promised in 2013 to hold such a referendum if he were elected, campaigned for the “remain” side. In view of the results, he announced his resignation and the Pound fell to an historically low ebb.

How will Scotland and Northern Ireland react? The EU fears a “domino effect” and some far right parties in the Netherlands, Italy and France have already called for a similar referendum to be held in their countries…

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  • Steve Bell (United Kingdom), published in The Guardian (after the cartoon by Philip Zec, 1942)
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Steve Bell (United Kingdom), published in The Guardian (after the cartoon by Philip Zec, 1942)
  • Falco (Cuba)
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Falco (Cuba)
  • Boligán (Mexico), published in El Universal
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Boligán (Mexico), published in El Universal
  • Kap (Spain), published in La Vanguardia and on caglecartoons.com
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Kap (Spain), published in La Vanguardia and on caglecartoons.com
  • Vadot (Belgium), published on L’Echo’s website
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Vadot (Belgium), published on L’Echo’s website
  • Chappatte (Switzerland), published in the International New York Times
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Chappatte (Switzerland), published in the International New York Times
  • Chimulus (France), published on urtikan.net
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Chimulus (France), published on urtikan.net
  • Chappatte (Switzerland), published in the International New York Times
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Chappatte (Switzerland), published in the International New York Times
  • Bado (Canada), published in Le Droit
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Bado (Canada), published in Le Droit
  • Cristina (Portugal)
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Cristina (Portugal)
  • Joep Bertrams (The Netherlands)
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Joep Bertrams (The Netherlands)
  • Rousso (France)
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Rousso (France)
  • Plantu (France), publié dans Le Monde
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Plantu (France), publié dans Le Monde
  • Brito (France)
    Brexit: “Anarchy in the UK” (Sex Pistols’ song) - Brito (France)
  • Steve Bell (United Kingdom), published in The Guardian (after the cartoon by Philip Zec, 1942)
  • Falco (Cuba)
  • Boligán (Mexico), published in El Universal
  • Kap (Spain), published in La Vanguardia and on caglecartoons.com
  • Vadot (Belgium), published on L’Echo’s website
  • Chappatte (Switzerland), published in the International New York Times
  • Chimulus (France), published on urtikan.net
  • Chappatte (Switzerland), published in the International New York Times
  • Bado (Canada), published in Le Droit
  • Cristina (Portugal)
  • Joep Bertrams (The Netherlands)
  • Rousso (France)
  • Plantu (France), publié dans Le Monde
  • Brito (France)