BRITAIN: Saying 'Yes' to Europe

The longest-running, most politically divisive issue in recent British history was put to rest last week. By a landslide margin of more than 2 to 1, British voters decided to stay within the European Economic Community. Despite some fears that there might be a low turnout, leading to an inconclusive result, an estimated 65% of Britons went to the polls and 17,378,581 of them said yes to Europe. Even in Northern Ireland, where the Rev. Ian Paisley's Free Presbyterian Church had warned that "a vote for the Common Market is a vote...

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