Friday 1 July 2016

Scotland's future is in EU, says minister

Scotland sees its future in the European Union despite Britain's vote to leave, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, raising the spectre of a new Scottish independence vote and the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom.   Scotland voted by a m


Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron steps down

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.   Global financial markets plunged as results from Thursday's re


Ireland braces itself for 'definite' downside of Brexit

Ireland is bracing itself for damaging economic and political fallout from the decision by Britain, its nearest neighbour and largest trade partner, to vote to leave the European Union.   Ireland has the EU's fastest-growing economy but also more to lose tha


Brexit vote rattles world markets for second day

Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook.

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