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With UK Going, Crises Simmering, EU Ponders Uncertain Future
If Britain long felt like a sore festering at the heart of European unity, its planned departure has made one thing clear _ there is a lot more spoiling that vision of a common European Union future
EU Chief Says Start of Brexit Talks "Likely" Early Next Year
European Union President Donald Tusk is predicting that Britain will trigger the start of its exit negotiations from the bloc early next year
EU Leaders Look at 6 Months for Rebuilding EU Dream
With policy splits among European Union countries putting their bloc under existential threat, national leaders agreed Friday on a six-month time table to come up with solutions for the multiple crises hobbling their union
Terror Attack on Nice: 84 Dead After Grenade-Filled Truck Plows Into Crowd
Eighty-four people -- including several children -- died in the French city of Nice after a terrorist plowed a truck, which was "loaded with" grenades and other arms, into a large crowd during Bastille Day celebrations Thursday night, according to officials and the French president. As of 8 a.m.
Brexit Turmoil Grips UK Amid Leadership Squabbles
British politicians experienced a weekly address in Parliament like no other, with a prime minister who is stepping down and an opposition leader whose own party is trying to force him out. A majority of Labour Party members of Parliament (MPs) have backed a motion of no-confidence in their leader
EU Leaders Push for Brexit 'Divorce' in Meeting With UK's David Cameron
Anxious European Union leaders today urged U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to "start the divorce process" in his first meeting with them since last week’s Brexit vote. "Europe is ready to start the divorce process, even today, without any enthusiasm, as you can imagine," summit host, E.U.
United Kingdom Votes to Leave European Union
The United Kingdom voted in a referendum Thursday to leave the European Union , according to the United Kingdom Electoral Commission. The “Leave” side garnered 51.9 percent of the vote, while the “Remain” side garnered 48.1 percent, according to the commission. The financial markets reacted quickly