This week marks the fifth anniversary since the people of Britain shocked the world - and especially their own leaders - by voting to leave the European Union.
Half a decade later, what is the balance sheet? Almost all the predictions about the consequences of Britain's exit from the EU have been proven wrong. The real outcome was neither a net gain for Britain nor for the EU, but a loss for both sides.
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