Op-ed: Having watched the European Union in / out referendum until the wee small hours of Friday morning, around 4.30am in fact, sleep has been brief. But even so posting this report around 8.30am much has changed; UK PM David Cameron has announced he is stepping down and will be gone by October.
By the time our coverage of results as they came in ended main TV news sources had declared the LEAVE campaign was the winner.
Having taken a chance and called an EU referendum Cameron was a political dead man walking as soon as LEAVE took the lead.
Fear tactics by Cameron's REMAIN campaign acted as reverse psychology in some cases and failed.
Thursday night as results began ro roll in some senior Tory MP's on both sides threw their support behind the Prime Minister but he was doomed.
The UK now faces a series of challenges including:
The EU referendum story still has some way to go.
Updates as available
British political scene
The next General Election in the UK may not be scheduled any time soon but the British political landscape is changing. With that in mind this blog will concentrate on the political scene but with a left wing perspective. Opinion pieces and news will bring you the stories that the MSM prefer to ignore.