Brexit: our plan to hold a wake on January 31

There has been talk of the Brexit Party organising a party in Parliament Square, recorded Big Ben “bongs”, and a countdown being projected on 10 Downing Street – but for most readers the night of January 31 will not be a celebration.

Many have told us of a sense of loss or mourning, and some have even suggested a wake.

“I might start wearing black,” one said. Another said she would hang out the EU flag and Scottish Saltire in protest – “not in our name”.

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