Recap: David Cameron quits, Boris Johnson celebrates, Scotland vows to fight after Brexit video

Britain voted to leave the European Union on Friday (NZ time), sparking off a string extraordinary events.

David Cameron announced he would resign as Prime Minister, Scotland said a second independence referendum was "highly likely" and global markets took fright.

Check out a recap of all the day's events from our live blog below.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron campaigned strongly for his country to remain in the European Union.
ANDREW YATES

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron campaigned strongly for his country to remain in the European Union.

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