These are likely to be the most pro-Europe places in Britain

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Edinburgh is expected to top the Remain support (Source: Getty)

Where in Britain are the biggest supporters of remaining in Europe?

According to one bookie, and perhaps surprisingly, it's not London which is expected to produce the biggest support for the Remain camp in the upcoming referendum, now less than two weeks away from the crunch vote.

It's Edinburgh which Ladbrokes pegs as coming out as the top Remain supporter in terms of percentage, followed by Cambridge and Oxford.

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"We expect Edinburgh to emerge as one of the most pro-EU areas of the country when the count is in. If that title heads to London, the betting suggests voters in Islington and Hackney are slightly more passionate about Brussels than those south of the river," said Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes.

"Leave is the market mover but the odds still indicate remain has the clear advantage," he added. "If the Brexit camp can build on gains made this weekend, they look sure to head to polling day in an even closer position on the barometer dial."

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Over the weekend, the bookie said Leave gained another two per cent support according to its Brexit barometer.

Location Odds on producing top Remain percentage
Edinburgh 2/1
Cambridge 4/1
Oxford 4/1
Islington 6/1
Hackney 6/1
Southwark 7/1
Brighton and Hove 16/1
Cardiff 25/1
Manchester 50/1

The latest polling by Opinium for the Observer puts the result as too close to call - Remain is at 44 per cent, Leave at 42 per cent and 13 per cent undecided.

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