Politics David Cameron

  • *Europe presses Britain to trigger exit to end uncertainty. *Merkel says Britain cannot cherry-pick on EU ties. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, June 28- Britain faced angry calls from other European leaders to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union which the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.

  • *Europe presses Britain to trigger exit to end uncertainty. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, June 28- Britain faced angry calls from other European leaders to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union which the IMF said could put pressure on global growth. European countries are particularly worried about the...

  • LONDON, June 28- The sharp fall in sterling since Britain voted to leave the European Union will make its economy more competitive, media owner Rupert Murdoch said on Tuesday at a conference hosted by one of his newspapers, The Times. Ed Conway, economics editor at Sky News and a columnist at the Times, said on Twitter that Murdoch also blamed sharp falls in share...

  • Battle begins for next UK PM

    The race for the next prime minister is heating up, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron reacts as he departs 10 Downing Street enroute to the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 27, 2016.

    CNBC'S Wilfred Frost reports the latest details from Brussels where EU leaders are meeting to discuss how to move forward after Brexit.

  • UK's Cameron to attend Brussels summit

    European Union leaders are expected to pressure Britain to trigger article 50, the formal process for withdrawal from the bloc.

  • Will Brexit prompt Frexit?

    Tara Palmeri, Politico, provides a preview of likely topics to be discussed at today's gathering of European leaders in Brussels, including trade deals between EU members and the UK. Also Palmeri weighs in on a possible push by French conservative to stage an exit of their own.

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain will need to raise taxes and cut spending later this year to stabilise the public finances after last week's shock vote to leave the European Union, finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday. Osborne said Britain would be poorer due to the public's decision to leave the EU, which he had campaigned against, and that the country now...

  • LONDON, June 28- World stocks rose for the first time in three days and sterling and the euro climbed on Tuesday, as investors made a rush for Brexit-bashed assets hammered by some of the biggest falls since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers. Bargain hunting trumped still widespread uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as the bloc's...

  • *Japan govt considering stimulus after Brexit vote turmoil. TOKYO, June 28- Japan is likely to include assistance for small businesses in an economic stimulus package it will compile after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Tuesday. "There are concerns about lessening the impact of the British...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, June 27- The City of London is in talks with government officials as it seeks support for a Norway-style deal giving financial groups continued access to Europe after Britain's exit from the European Union. The push underscores scepticism that the status quo on trade with Europe can be held at little or no cost, a pledge made by some who...

  • *Strong yen, market turmoil threaten Japan's economy. TOKYO, June 28- Japan is likely to include assistance for small businesses in an economic stimulus package it will compile after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Tuesday. "There are concerns about lessening the impact of the British referendum on...

  • British Finance Minister George Osborne at an event in Manchester, Northern England, on December 8, 2014. Osborne ruled himself out of the running to succeed Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, citing his fierce advocacy of staying in the European Union.

    British finance minister George Osborne ruled himself out of the running to succeed Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday.

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, 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. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong...

  • LONDON, June 28- British finance minister George Osborne ruled himself out of the running to succeed Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, citing his fierce advocacy of staying in the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after Britain ignored his advice and...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could have a new prime minister by early September, the ruling Conservative Party said on Monday, after David Cameron started laying the groundwork for his successor to trigger the country's exit from the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    European leaders begin their summit in Brussels on Tuesday, where the Brexit and how it will be implemented is under discussion.

  • EU Politics

    The U.K. has no leadership, as the Conservatives and Labour battle internal strife, says York University's Martin Smith.

  • LONDON, June 27- 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. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could have a new prime minister by early September, the ruling Conservative Party said on Monday, after David Cameron started laying the groundwork for his successor to trigger the country's exit from the European Union. The government is under pressure to fill a vacuum left when Cameron announced he would resign by October after...