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  • 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...

  • *UK PM Cameron says talks after he quits by October. LONDON, June 25- Britain was under pressure on Saturday to set out a quick timetable for a divorce from the European Union after the country's historic vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. Ratings agency Moody's downgraded its outlook for Britain, saying its creditworthiness was now at...

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Global stock markets plunged on Friday, and the British pound saw its biggest one day drop in history, as results from a referendum defied...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • LONDON, June 24- Ratings agency Moody's said Britain's creditworthiness was now at greater risk after voting to leave the European Union, as the country would face substantial challenges to successfully negotiate its exit from the bloc. Rival credit ratings agency Standard& Poor's- the only major body one to still assign Britain a top-notch triple-A grade-...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • President Barack Obama discussed the British vote to leave the European Union in separate phone calls on Friday with British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the White House said. Obama assured Cameron that the special U.S. relationship with Britain and Britain's membership in NATO remained vital cornerstones of U.S....

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    U.S. President Barack Obama offered poignant advice to entrepreneurs on the heels of the Brexit referendum.

  • The Fawley oil refinery and Hamble oil terminal are seen on January 7, 2015 in Southampton, England.

    Oil prices settled lower Friday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union spurred massive risk aversion and a rally in the U.S. dollar.

  • LONDON, June 24- Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum defied bookmakers' odds to show a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign...

  • A man carries an EU flag, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Downing Street in London, June 24, 2016.

    Welcome to the world after Brexit: The prime minister resigns. Here's what happens next.

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama said he was sure Britain's exit from the EU would be orderly and vowed that Washington would maintain both its "special...

  • LONDON, June 24- Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum defied bookmakers' odds to show a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign...

  • *PM Cameron to quit as UK, EU rewrite engagement rules. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 24- Oil prices settled 5 percent lower on Friday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union spurred massive risk aversion and a rally in safe havens like the U.S. dollar that threatened to cut short a three-month-long recovery in global oil markets. Financial markets have been...