The Sun comes out for Leave campaign as the Murdoch tabloid backs Brexit

Britain’s biggest selling newspaper, The Sun, has dedicated today’s front page to an editorial outlining why it believes Britain should exit the EU, a decision likely to add further momentum to an out campaign now growing in confidence.

Readers are being greeted with a typically punny headline emblazoned with the Union Jack stating ‘Beleave in Britain’, with a lengthy editorial outlining the paper’s rationale.

This includes the belief that Brexit would ensure Britain would be ‘free’ to ‘forge its own destiny’ and an attack on David Cameron’s ‘witless assurances’ that there would be no further encroachment of EU influence in the wake of a remain vote.

The Sun has a habit of waiting to see which way the wind blows before stating its position, a fact which will alarm backers of remain as polls apparently indicating a tightening of the race ahead of the 23 June vote.

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