EU referendum

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

UK rejects petition calling for 2nd EU referendum

The British government rejects an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union.

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

'Go back home' - Bitter backlash post EU referendum

Since the EU referendum results revealed the UK voted to leave, people are compiling reports of racism on social media.

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

Trump tries to play down Americans’ fear of Brexit

Donald Trump moves from hole to hole on his wind-swept Scotland golf course, not a club in hand but promotion on his mind, extolling North Sea views that are among "the great sights of the world."

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

'No need to be nasty' on Brexit: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU has "no need to be particularly nasty in any way" in the negotiations with Britain about its exit from the bloc.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Brexit sparks calls for other EU votes

The UK's vote to leave the EU sparks demands from far-right parties for referendums in other member states.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

David Cameron to quit after UK votes to leave EU

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 II.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

Final push for votes in EU referendum

Politicians are making their final pitch for votes on the last day of campaigning before the EU referendum.

June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

British MPs back EU referendum plan

MPs have overwhelmingly backed plans for a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.