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From flag-waving enthusiasm to anger in Scotland, newspapers tell a wide-ranging story about a historic moment for Britain, Poster-style front pages abound this morning as the newspapers mark Britain’s looming departure from the European Union. 

The Daily Mail says it is “A new dawn for Britain”, with the headline running over an imposing picture of the white cliffs of Dover.

The Guardian also uses that classic symbol of Britain’s separation from the continent but has a different take, with a small sandcastle with a union jack seen in front of the cliffs and the headline “Small island”.

For the i, it’s not much a new dawn as potentially lights out for Britain. Its headline reads “UK’s leap into the unknown”, with a night time picture of Europe. The Independent wonders “Is it inevitable that we will one day rejoin?”.

The Sun has picture of Big Ben, which will be famously silent tonight, and the headline “Our time has come”.

The Times eschews the poster-style front and instead goes with “PM wants Canada-style trade deal with Brussels”.

Telegraph has an interview with its sometime columnist Boris Johnson. Alongside a huge picture of the prime minister, the headline reads “This is not an end, but a beginning”. It also boasts an eight-page Brexit supplement.

The FT tries to sum up the national mood with the headline: “Britain bows out of the EU with a mixture of optimism and regret”.

The view from north of the border is rather different. The Scotsman says “Farewell, not goodbye” while the National says “Leave a light on for Scotland”. The Herald says “Hello, Goodbye”.

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