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Brexit—as witnessed from Glastonbury

Festival-goers were largely oblivious to the extraordinary developments taking place

By George Magnus  

The aftermath ©Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: How will the Brexit result go down in Spain? 

Glastonbury is over for another year. It was one of the muddiest I can remember thanks to torrential rain the previous weekend. It was also one of the strangest, because it started on the day of the referendum—and UK voters decided to trigger one of the most significant economic and geopolitical events since 1945. But how did this affect the spirit of one of the world’s…

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