Politics David Cameron

  • *UK finance minister to speak early on Monday. *EU preparing to move European Banking Authority from London. LONDON, June 27- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 27- Amid the horror for many, the elation for others and the shock for virtually everybody of the British vote to exit the European Union, perhaps the most measured and predictable response was from commodity markets. For example, Brent had a bigger one-day percentage drop as recently as Feb. 9 this year, when it slumped 7.8 percent amid...

  • National Security Adviser Susan Rice said on Sunday that there are "relatively few" immediate security concerns stemming from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, but the United States will work to ensure continued U.S.- UK cooperation on counter-terrorism and other security issues. Rice, in a forum at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado, said...

  • *Leave campaigner Johnson: UK will have EU single market access. *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving EU and world officials confused about what to do next.

  • LONDON, June 26- Britain will continue to have access to the European Union's single market despite voting to leave the bloc, leading Brexit campaigner and favourite to become the country's next prime minister Boris Johnson said in a newspaper article on Sunday. Johnson said Britain could now forge a relationship with the EU based on free trade and partnership...

  • *Paris, Frankfurt most likely to host agency. BRUSSELS, June 26- The EU is preparing to move its European Banking Authority from London following Britain's vote to leave the Union, EU officials said on Sunday, setting up a race led by Paris and Frankfurt to host the regulator. While those who argued for Britain to leave the EU said the financial industry would thrive...

  • LONDON, June 26- Britain's opposition Labour leader said on Sunday he would not resign despite more than a third of his senior team withdrawing their support for him, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Britain is not due to hold a parliamentary election until 2020, but after Prime Minister David Cameron's...

  • *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next. The turmoil also caused alarm around the world; China's...

  • *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next. In Britain, open political conflict spread from the ruling...

  • LONDON, June 26- Eleven senior members of Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Sunday they had withdrawn support for the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Britain is not due to hold a parliamentary election until 2020, but after Prime Minister David Cameron's...

  • After Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union, there is no indication that a so-called Brexit will happen soon. A petition on the UK government's website on holding a second referendum has gained more than 3 million signatories in just two days. Under devolution rules, the parliaments of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are required to consent...

  • *As UK voted to leave EU, Scotland voted Remain. LONDON, June 26- Scotland will do whatever it takes to remain in the European Union, including potentially blocking the legal process behind Britain's exit from the bloc, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday. Sturgeon has said a new Scottish referendum on independence from the rest of the UK is "highly likely"...

  • BRUSSELS, June 26- Stalemate between Britain and the European Union over what happens next following Britons' referendum vote to leave has opened up a host of possible scenarios. In the most amicable divorce scenario, Britain would trigger Article 50, possibly as early as Tuesday when Cameron meets the other 27 EU leaders at a Brussels summit, or via a formal...

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea all fretting over the risk to world financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.

  • *As UK voted to leave EU, Scotland voted Remain. LONDON, June 26- Scotland will do whatever it takes to remain in the European Union, including potentially blocking legislation on a British exit from the bloc, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday. Sturgeon has said a new Scottish referendum on independence from the rest of the UK was "highly likely" if that...

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Trading to begin in Asia within hours. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea fretting over the risk to global financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.

  • LONDON, June 26- Seven members of Britain's opposition Labour party said on Sunday they had withdrawn support for the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Gloria de Piero, Heidi Alexander, Lucy Powell and Ian Murray all announced they were withdrawing support and stepping down from...

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Trading to begin in Asia within hours. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the EU engulfed the opposition Labour Party while policymakers as far away as China, Japan and South Korea fretted on Sunday over the threat to global financial stability, hours before markets reopen.

  • LONDON, June 26- Gloria de Piero, youth policy chief for Britain's opposition Labour Party, resigned on Sunday, British media reported as the party plunged into full-blown crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Media reported that De Piero wrote to party leader Jeremy Corbyn to say she did not believe he could deliver a Labour victory at a...

  • LONDON, June 26- Gloria de Piero, youth policy chief for Britain's opposition Labour Party, resigned on Sunday, British media reported as the party plunged into full-blown crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Media reported that De Piero wrote to party leader Jeremy Corbyn to say she did not believe he could deliver a Labour victory at a...