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  • LONDON, June 26- British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday it would be "catastrophic" for Britain to lose access to the European single market after it voted to leave the European Union. Hammond, who campaigned for Britain to remain in the bloc, said Britain would not be able to keep access to the single market while also asserting complete control...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, June 26- German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold. With the referendum decision finally made on Thursday and Prime Minister David Cameron having...

  • BRUSSELS, June 26- Britain need not send a formal letter to the European Union to trigger a two-year countdown to its exit from the bloc, EU officials said, implying British Prime Minister David Cameron could start the process when he speaks at a summit on Tuesday. "'Triggering'... could either be a letter to the president of the European Council or an official statement...

  • BERLIN/ HERMANNSWERDER, Germany, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for clear-headed negotiations with "close partner" Britain over its departure from the European Union. Foreign ministers of the EU's six founding members had earlier said Britain should leave the bloc as soon as possible after Britons voted on Thursday to quit the 28-...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold. With the referendum decision finally made on Thursday and Prime Minister David Cameron having...

  • BERLIN/ HERMANNSWERDER, Germany, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for clear-headed negotiations with "close partner" Britain over its departure from the European Union. Foreign ministers of the EU's six founding members had earlier said Britain should leave the bloc as soon as possible after Britons voted on Thursday to quit the 28-...

  • Although it provides a sketchy legal framework for a two-year period of withdrawal, many believe it will take longer to establish a new trading relationship between Britain and the EU. There is already a tug-of-war over Britain delivering the formal notice to quit that will set the two-year clock ticking. Some Brexit campaigners argue for negotiating a...

  • Although it provides a sketchy legal framework for a two-year period of withdrawal, many believe it will take longer to establish a new trading relationship between Britain and the EU. There is already a tug-of-war over Britain delivering the formal notice to quit that will set the two-year clock ticking. Some Brexit campaigners argue for negotiating a...

  • Although it provides a sketchy legal framework for a two-year period of withdrawal, many believe it will take longer to establish a new trading relationship between Britain and the EU. There is already a tug-of-war over Britain delivering the formal notice to quit that will set the two-year clock ticking. Some Brexit campaigners argue for negotiating a...

  • Although it provides a sketchy legal framework for a two-year period of withdrawal, many believe it will take longer to establish a new trading relationship between Britain and the EU. There is already a tug-of-war over Britain delivering the formal notice to quit that will set the two-year clock ticking. Some Brexit campaigners argue for negotiating a...

  • BERLIN/ HERMANNSWERDER, Germany, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for clear-headed negotiations with "close partner" Britain over its departure from the European Union. Foreign ministers of the EU's six founding members had earlier said Britain should leave the bloc as soon as possible after Britons voted on Thursday to quit the 28-...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold. With the referendum decision finally made on Thursday and Prime Minister David Cameron having...

  • BRUSSELS, June 25- The British member of the EU executive, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, resigned on Saturday after having campaigned against Britain leaving the European Union. Following the referendum vote for Brexit on Thursday, few expected a Briton to retain oversight of the EU banking and finance market that will be a key battleground...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold. With the referendum decision finally made on Thursday and Prime Minister David Cameron having...

  • BERLIN/ HERMANNSWERDER, Germany, June 25- German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for clear-headed negotiations with Britain on its departure from the European Union, stressing that talks with the "close partner" must take place in a good atmosphere. Merkel's reasoned approach came despite a call from foreign ministers from the EU's six founding...

  • BRUSSELS, June 25- Britain's representative on the EU executive in Brussels, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, resigned on Saturday after having campaigned against a British exit from the European Union. Hill had already faced calls in the EU parliament to give up the sensitive finance portfolio, which will be a focus of interest in exit...

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, June 25- Germany and France led demands on Saturday for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. The European Central Bank added to the pressure by saying Britain's financial industry, which employs 2.2...

  • BRUSSELS, June 25- Britain's representative on the EU executive in Brussels, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, said on Saturday he was resigning following the referendum vote for Brexit which he had campaigned against. Hill, 55, a professional lobbyist and former Conservative party leader in Britain's upper house of parliament, follows his...

  • "Negotiations have to go quickly in the common interest," Jean-Marc Ayrault said on his way to a meeting in Berlin of foreign ministers from the six founding members of the EU- Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Britain voted on Thursday to leave the EU, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow...

  • BERLIN, June 25- France's foreign minister called on Saturday for the European Union to move ahead quickly to seal the terms of a British exit from the bloc, arguing that the other 27 members needed to give the EU new purpose or else risk populism taking hold. "Negotiations have to go quickly in the common interest," Jean-Marc Ayrault said on his way to a meeting in...