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UK prime minister Boris Johnson meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Government Buildings during his visit to Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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British PM David Cameron has called the EU referendum under duress from his party. Photograph: Getty Images

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