On Wednesday evening, the British government faced a vote of no confidence against them, which was tabled by Jeremy Corbyn after Theresa May's Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected on Tuesday.

The government narrowly won the vote to stay in power, with a margin of 325 to 306 after the DUP and Tory rebels decided to temporarily stop the in-fighting and back the PM.

This was expected, but maths geniuses out there were quick to notice that the percentage difference of 52 to 48 sounded very familiar.

That's right, it's exactly the same percentage that the Leave campaign won the 2016 EU Referendum by - and people were quick to point the irony of this out.

It got even worse as Tory's claimed that they had won the vote 'overwhelmingly' and 'comfortably'.

Let's not forget that David Cameron resigned after the exact same result three years ago.

Of course, a lot more people voted during the referendum than Wednesday's vote, but you couldn't pay the best screenwriters in the world to write this stuff.

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