London's boroughs may have voted remain, but the capital was an anomaly as the UK voted to leave the European Union in an historic referendum.

Despite a huge number of remain votes from the city, the country has voted to quit the EU.

Out of the west London boroughs, only Hillingdon voted to leave the Union, with the other seven boroughs voting remain.

In the UK as a whole, Scotland and Northern Ireland overwhelmingly voted to remain.

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A record number of people voted in the capital in the "once in a generation" Brexit referendum.

The pound plunged to its lowest level since 1985 as prominent Leave campaigner Nigel Farage celebrated at the party's success at Millbank in London, gleefully saying "we've got our country back".

Watch as London's returning officer declares results

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West London results

BOROUGH REMAIN % LEAVE %
Hounslow 51.1 48.9
Hillingdon 43.6 56.4
Ealing 60.4 39.6
Harrow 54.6 45.4
Brent 60 40
Westminster 69 31
Kensington & Chelsea 68.7 31.3
Hammersmith & Fulham 70 30