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Brexit referendum in balance as campaign enters final day

Polls suggest the referendum could go in either direction

22nd June, 2016
Last night's BBC debate on UK membership of the EU at Wembley Arena Pic: Getty

With different polls putting each side ahead, the BBC screened a debate on Tuesday evening from Wembley Arena in London, where an audience of 6,000 cheered and jeered as advocates of leaving and remaining in the 28-nation bloc confronted each other. The fieriest arguments were within the governing Conservative Party. Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom, arguing for “Leave,” were confronted by the leader of the party in Scotland, Ruth Davidson....

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