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The Brexit party of Nigel Farage stormed into a European election , which sparked a wave of anger over the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May, showed initial results.
The country's two main parties, the May Conservatives and the opposition Labor Party, supported the country after a bloodbath, while smaller pro-EU parties performed well: the Liberal Democrats ranked second, according to a BBC forecast.
Almost three years after the United Kingdom voted 52% to 48% for leaving the EU, it remains a member and its politicians are still arguing about how, when or even if the country is the club that it 1
May termination on Friday, It deeply regretted that it failed to enforce Brexit, arguing that the 2016 referendum decision should be respected. This opened a period of further uncertainty as the Conservatives decided who should become party chairman and prime minister.
BBC projections put the Conservatives at around 10% to 12%, compared to 23% in 2014, which is likely to be one of them
The Brexit party was probably better than the first and, according to 2014 BBC projections British Independence Party.
"It looks like it's a big win for the Brexit party," Farage told reporters in Southampton, southern England, where voices were collected from across the Southeastern region.
"The message I get is that the Brexit party is doing quite well," said Farage, who led one of the two Brexit campaigns in the 2016 referendum.
While May was forced to postpone Brexit after reaching an agreement rejected by the British Parliament and much of its party, the Labor Party has cast both votes. Another referendum and pledge, the outcome of the vote To pay tribute to 2016.
The impact of such a severe electoral campaign for the major parties is unclear, although potential successors to May call for a more determined Brexit, while Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure to openly support another referendum.
Britain participated in European Parliament elections because it delayed its withdrawal from the EU, but its MEPs will leave Parliament when Brexit takes place.
In total, Great Britain will vote in the elections to elect 73 MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) to the 751-seat Parliament. They will not contribute directly to Britain's policy-making on domestic issues such as Brexit, but will have a say in EU-wide policies.
Farage considers the British political system as broken and states Parliament and the government are trying to defeat the Brexit. He wants the UK to leave the EU as soon as possible and says that the damage caused by a non-agreement is disproportionately high.
Farage, the UKIP leader who persuaded May's predecessor, David Cameron, to call for Brexit The referendum and subsequent leadership of the EU exit campaign showed that Brexit's failure to make Britain a democracy would.
While the UK is still heavily divided over Brexit, most agree that it will shape the future of Europe Britain for generations to come.
Pro-Europeans fear that Brexit will undermine London's position as one of the world's two largest financial capitals and weaken the West as it grapples with Donald Trump's unpredictable US presidency and growing assertiveness from Russia and China.
Liberal Democrats fighting under the slogan "Bollocks to Brexit" reject Brexit and call for a second referendum to stop it.
Britain's loss to the EU is the biggest blow to date for more than 60 years of efforts to bring about European unity after two world wars, even though the 27 other members of the bloc have shown surprising unity in the tortuous negotiations.
In the 2014 European elections, Farage's then British Independence Party won 26.8%, followed by Labor at 24.7% and the Conservatives at 23.3%. The Greens gained 7.7% in 2014 and the Liberal Democrats 6.7%. The turnout was 35.6%.