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Glitch could bar many Britons from EU vote

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>> A night of heated debate with an unexpected and shambolic end. UK Prime Minister, David Cameron and Euro sceptic politician Nigel Farage, making their case in the countries EU Referendum campaign.>> I think we do have a special status in the EU already. We're not in the Euro, we've got our own currency.
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We're not in the no border zone, we've kept our own borders.>> I think the Euro zone is a catastrophe. Just look at what they've done to Greece and those Mediterranean countries.>> The debate aired in just before the midnight deadline for registering to vote in the referendum.
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A last minute rush of applicants closing the online registration system to crash. The government blaming unprecedented demand. It says half a million people registered during the day. Now Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn is among politicians from all parties calling for registration to be reopened. The government says it is looking into whether that is technically possible or legally permitted.
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With polls putting the race too close to call, the result could yet hang on which voters do or don't, get their hands on a ballot paper.