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Referendums that have shaped the EU

February 20
04:16 2016

Britain will vote on whether to stay in the EU in a make-or-break referendum expected in June, after Prime Minister David Cameron sealed a reform deal in Brussels on Friday. The then European Economic Community's first expansion was in 1973. Founding member France blocked British membership under President Charles De Gaulle, but in the end French voters agreed in April 1972 to admit Britain, Denmark, Ireland and Norway.

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