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Brexit reaction: Front pages from around the world

The world's print media has had a day to digest the news of the U.K.'s decision to quit the European Union.

And while some newspapers greeted the news as a cause for celebration...

...across Europe, the Brexit vote was met with shock and a degree of resignation. The front page of France's Le Monde was blunt in its message:

Other newspapers, meanwhile, seem to have been left reeling by the decision.

France's leftwing newspaper Liberation wished the U.K. well with its possible choice of Boris Johnson, who famously got stuck on a zip wire during the London Olympics, as prime minister.

Comedy actor John Cleese was one of the leading celebrity voices of the Brexit campaign and some of his characters have been used, by the New Yorker and Austria's Kurier, to portray the U.K.'s uncertain future.


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