Thousands of enthusiastic Brexit supporters celebrated in London and across the UK, cheering loudly as the clock struck 11 pm local time. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a message to the nation that Britain’s departure is “a moment of real national renewal and change.”
"This is the greatest moment".— ITV News (@itvnews) January 31, 2020
Nigel Farage, the former head of UKIP, speaks to a roaring crowd of partygoers in Parliament Square in London on Brexit Night.
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What an amazing moment! pic.twitter.com/p3Q1gdP94D— Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) February 1, 2020
The United Kingdom has officially left the European Union as thousands of British citizens and Brexiteers gathered outside Downing Street to celebrate the end of Brexit.
The Union flag taken down outside the EU Council building in Brussels, replaced by the EU flag - leaving some onlookers in tears.
There was nostalgia, patriotism and defiance on the streets of Britain as the clock struck #Brexit. Leading Leave campaigner Nigel Farage led celebrations outside parliament https://t.co/X8A9SeGUWu pic.twitter.com/yvu0hz9qx3— Reuters (@Reuters) February 1, 2020
WATCH LIVE: We are counting down to leaving the EU ahead of our departure at 11pm https://t.co/xgV5BrtLQS— UK Prime Minister (@10DowningStreet) January 31, 2020
Peak Leavers’ interview. Watch and weep. 😖🇪🇺 pic.twitter.com/gQsGLeZQME— 🕷Mrs Miggins Esq (@MrsMigginsHere) January 31, 2020
Brexit Celebration Party in Westminster Abbey Square, we are singing “Rule Britannia” !— OneWorld_UK (@OneWorld_UK) February 1, 2020
Britons never never never shall be slaves!
30 more mins to go!#Brexit#LetsMakeBritainGreatAgain pic.twitter.com/uAWma25Bgf
And then there was this awkward moment staged at the EU parliament yesterday.