Why the acrimonious split is no cause for immediate panic for Brits in the UAE (however an excellent reason to strike up a currency exchange). Yes, it happened. The UK has voted to leave the European Union in what is set to be the divorce of the century. The Leave camp dominated on referendum day with 52 per cent of the vote after a whopping 30 million ballots were cast in overall.
The fallout was swift the pound toppled, Prime Minister David Cameron announced he will step down, and the UK’s FTSE 100 stock index lost 3 per cent of its value in Friday trading.