The turnout (at 44%) was too low for a valid referendum result, which required 50% of the population to vote. However the votes in favour are almost 60%, so as promised the government proposes to press ahead with liberalisation on the strength of the views expressed by those who do give two hoots.

See here and here for the breaking news.

Just Ireland, Poland and Malta to go, and then we can start on the Rest of The World.