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Scotland’s administration is seeking immediate discussions with the EU to keep the country in the bloc. A million voters in the UK have called for a change in the law to require a 60 percent majority in an EU vote.
While the UK overall narrowly favored Brexit, a large majority of Scots voted to remain in the EU. Thursday’s referendum has reopened the question of Scottish independence, Peter Geoghegan reports from Edinburgh.
One of the EU’s most fragile economies is bracing for fallout from Britain’s referendum. Greece has become ground zero for the EU’s experiments – from austerity to refugee distribution. Omaira Gill reports from Athens.
The top diplomats also discussed regional updates, including the peace process
Europe must re-organize after the Brexit, Ulrike Guerot tells DW. The political scientist argues the understandably angry British people made their choice.
EU officials have called for the UK to start the exit process “as soon as possible” after voters decided to leave the bloc. But the US president said their decision speaks to the “challenges raised by globalization.”
The US has always staunchly advocated Britain’s EU membership. That’s why Brexit supporters who thought that Britain’s leaving the EU wouldn’t affect – or could improve – ties with the US are in for a negative surprise.
Britain’s decision to leave the European union has stunned the world. We take a look at how the world of sport reacted to the News.
Following the Brexit, the UK’s closest continental neighbor faces its own political challenges. But the French are also poised to benefit should the UK lose access to the single market, Jake Cigainero reports from Paris.
Martin Roth, a German and director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, sees the result of the UK’s referendum as a personal defeat. He told DW why the Brexit is stealing the youth’s future.
Wrong again: Opinion polls had suggested that the “Remain” side would win. DW spoke with John Curtice, a British professor of politics who specializes in opinion polls, about what might have happened.
The European Central Bank has said it’s prepared to pump more money into financial markets, should such a move be required to calm markets after Britain’s pro-Brexit vote. National lenders are playing along.
The UK has voted to leave the EU in a referendum and the prime minister who called it, David Cameron, says he will quit. Cameron said the vote “must be respected,” but that another prime minister should implement it.
The Brexit vote has not impacted the resolve of Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange to push through their planned merger. They said the tie-up would be even more important now that Britain was leaving the EU.
The British have voted to leave the European Union – and now the cultural sector is suddenly waking up to the potential consequences of a Brexit. And they’re right to be worried, says DW’s culture editor, Stefan Dege.
Reactions to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union were quick to pour out of Germany, one of the bloc’s most stalwart proponents. Leaders will now discuss how to prevent a chain reaction in other EU states.
German business leaders have said the news about Britain resolved to leave the European Union has come as a shock to them. There’s agreement that the decision will deteriorate bilateral trade relations.
A looming Brexit has sent markets into the “craziest, fastest moving betting scene” in years, with volatility levels being extremely high. Shares in Asia are in freefall, and the British pound is collapsing.
Share markets around the world have gained on expectations that Britain would vote to stay in the EU. European stocks rose for the fifth day running on Thursday, while the British pound hit a 2016 high.
German investors don’t believe in a Brexit after Thursday’s referendum in the UK. Stock indexes have rallied in midday trading, while Asian brokers remained extremely cautious as the vote gor underway.
A historic day of voting for Britain and the rest of Europe has begun. What will happen on the day of the British referendum and the days that follow? Barbara Wesel (London) and Bernd Riegert (Brussels) report.
There are around two million EU citizens living and working in the UK. As Julia Macfarlane discovered, there’s a certain sense of panic about their status should the UK vote to leave the EU.
The euro and pound have fallen as the Brexit referendum approaches in the UK. With the “remain” and “leave” camps running almost level in the polls the markets are reflecting the uncertainty, as wary voices grow.
Germany’s institutional investors are looking to the future with a great deal of hope. A leading economic think tank said its closely watched confidence barometer jumped unexpectedly despite Brexit fears.
We are unlikely to see a fundamental weakening of European security should UK voters choose to leave the European Union, argues Thorsten Benner, director of the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin.
If Britain chooses to leave the EU, the result may be a greater currency crisis for emerging economies such as Egypt
The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequences for themselves as well.
Scotland is keeping a close eye on the UK’s EU referendum – a vote to leave could reignite the issue of Scottish independence. Peter Geoghegan reports from Glasgow.
As June 23 is approaching, Conflict Zone quizzed five young Brits on who they are rooting for in the Brexit battle and what impact a possible Brexit would have on their lives.