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EU referendum: PM pressed to speed up 'divorce' talks
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:37:12 GMT

Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU as Brussels says it wants the UK to leave the union as soon as possible.

EU prepares for split from UK
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:09:11 GMT

EU leaders are to meet to discuss the UK's "divorce" from the organisation after a historic referendum result.

Labour MPs submit Corbyn no confidence motion
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:01:33 GMT

Two Labour MPs submit a motion of no confidence in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn following the UK's vote to leave the EU.

Brexit: Scottish cabinet to discuss response to Leave vote
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:01:03 GMT

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to hold a cabinet meeting in Edinburgh to discuss her government's response to the UK voting to leave the EU.

EU Brexit referendum: France's Calais seeks border deal changes
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:37:02 GMT

The mayor of Calais wants changes to a deal which allows Britain to carry out immigration checks on the French side of the English Channel, after a UK vote to leave the EU.

Brexit: David Cameron to quit after UK votes to leave EU
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:22:42 GMT

The UK votes to leave the European Union, prompting David Cameron to announce he is to step down as prime minister - and UKIP leader Nigel Farage to declare it "independence day".

Stock markets tumble after Leave vote
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:59:59 GMT

Wall Street and the FTSE 100 both fall sharply in a wild day of trading after the UK votes to leave the European Union.

Brexit: British clubs could suffer in transfer window, warns sports expert
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:45:10 GMT

British football clubs could find recruitment more difficult after the UK's decision to leave the European Union, an expert warns.

US 'predator' Paul Charles Wilkins ran child sex website
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:58:45 GMT

A convicted UK child sex offender facing life in jail after paying a US undercover agent for sex with a boy, ran an online group looking for children to abuse, court papers show.

Twenty people die in West Virginia floods
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:19:43 GMT

At least 20 people die in devastating flooding in the US state of West Virginia, according to state officials.

Stonewall to become US gay rights monument - Obama
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:15:24 GMT

US President Barack Obama is to designate the first national monument to gay rights at the site of the iconic Stonewall Inn in New York.

Muse play bombastic Glastonbury set
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:29:11 GMT

Rock band Muse say little, but earn their place as the first headliners of this year's Glastonbury Festival.

Nigel Farage: 350m NHS pledge 'a mistake'
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:09:40 GMT

It was emblazoned across the Leave campaign's battle bus, but Nigel Farage says the 350m a week pledge for the NHS was 'a mistake'.

Boris Johnson: 'There is no need for haste'
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:38:21 GMT

Boris Johnson, a key figure in the Leave campaign, has said there is "no need for haste" after the UK voted to exit the European Union.

'Incredible', 'irreversible' - voters on Brexit
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:48:04 GMT

We asked voters what they made of the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union.

Brexit: Are house prices really going to fall?
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:03:40 GMT

Now we've voted to leave the EU, are house prices really going to fall, asks the BBC's Simon Gompertz.

Brexit: The EU referendum, from Edinburgh to London
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:13:00 GMT

As the UK voted to leave the EU, the BBC's Nick Robinson took a road trip the length of the country to gauge the result.

EU referendum: 'Shame on you Boris', crowds yell
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:47:04 GMT

Boris Johnson, a key figure in the Leave campaign was booed by an angry crowd as he left his north London home.

Donald Trump: 'Brexit is a good thing'
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:34:33 GMT

Donald Trump says the UK vote to leave the EU is "a good thing" as he lands in Scotland open his Turnberry golf resort.

Nicola Sturgeon preparing for second indyref
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:02:35 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says a second referendum on Scottish independence is "on the table".

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT

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Brexit's uncharted territory: Can the EU save itself?
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:31:04 GMT

No-one can predict the consequences of Britain's referendum result for the European Union, writes Chris Morris in Brussels.

Brexit: 'An unprecedented geopolitical shift'
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:36:12 GMT

The result of the EU referendum puts Britain on a precipice where it has never been before, writes historian Lord Peter Hennessy.

Brexit: Five key areas to watch on the economy
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:28:23 GMT

Now that the British public has voted for Brexit, what exactly will be the economic effects? Here are five areas where experts say we should pay close attention.

Brexit: What does it mean for expats, here and in the EU?
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:26:10 GMT

How does the UK's vote to leave the European Union affect British expats in Europe, and EU nationals working in the UK?

Brexit: Five challenges for the UK when leaving the EU
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:00:51 GMT

Complex negotiations lie ahead now that the UK has voted for Brexit, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Newspaper headlines: 'New Britain' and Brexit 'earthquake'
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:34:05 GMT

Saturday's papers include an invitation to British voters to "take a bow" after backing Brexit - but the pro-Remain press asks "what happens now?"

Week in pictures: 18-24 June 2016
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:33:26 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Pretoria burns
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:01:20 GMT

Pictures of violent protests near South Africa's capital, Pretoria, prompted by anger at the ANC's choice of a mayoral candidate.

Muddy arrivals
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:03:09 GMT

Glastonbury festival-goers are not deterred by the mud and rain.

Earthquake drill
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:28:15 GMT

The Philippine capital Manila had held its second annual ShakeDrill, in an attempt to prepare residents for a potential future earthquake.

Everyday Eritrea
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:49:21 GMT

Images of Eritrea by the BBC's Mary Harper.

Euro 2016: Wales and Northern Ireland set for historic last-16 tie in Paris
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:34:48 GMT

Wales and Northern Ireland bid for their first European Championship quarter-final when they meet in Saturday's last-16 tie.

England v Sri Lanka: Alex Hales and Jason Roy lead 10-wicket rout
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:10:45 GMT

Alex Hales and Jason Roy both score centuries as England sweep aside Sri Lanka to win the second ODI by 10 wickets.

Eastbourne: Johanna Konta loses to Karolina Pliskova in semis
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:03:47 GMT

Britain's Johanna Konta falls short of her first WTA final as she loses 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 6-3 to Karolina Pliskova at Eastbourne.

Tyson Fury postpones Wladimir Klitschko rematch due to injury
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:07:19 GMT

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury postpones his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko after injuring an ankle.

Generation gap
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:24:06 GMT

Many young Remain supporters blame older voters for Brexit. Is there really a generational divide?

Poles apart?
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:12:56 GMT

Poles in the UK feel uncertain, and the country's government fears the loss of an ally at the Brussels negotiating table, writes Adam Easton in Warsaw.

UK's new destiny
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:35:09 GMT

Eurosceptic economist Prof Tim Congdon argues that the UK can prosper like Hong Kong, trading freely outside the EU.

Romford's result
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:20:16 GMT

In the London borough of Havering, 70% of voters chose to leave the European Union

10 things
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:36 GMT

Listening to Mozart lowers your blood pressure, plus more news nuggets.

'Independence Day'
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:39:54 GMT

What Brexit looked like on social media - a round-up of best content

EU referendum: England's most pro and anti-EU boroughs
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:53:43 GMT

The vote in England exposes huge differences between the levels of support for the Remain and Leave campaigns in London and the rest of the country.

Key maps
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:41:22 GMT

How did the Leave camp clinch victory in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU after what was a very closely fought contest?

Eight reasons
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:06:26 GMT

The UK has voted to quit the European Union following a referendum on its membership. So how did the Leave campaign win?

Brexit: What happens now?
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:07:35 GMT

The UK has voted to leave the EU. Here is what is likely to happen next.

The UK's EU referendum: All you need to know
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:36:29 GMT

A guide to the UK's decision to leave the European Union following an historic referendum.

'Do I need a new passport?' and more questions
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:55:38 GMT

The Reality Check team has been sent many questions about people's personal circumstances and how they will be affected by the UK leaving the European Union.

How will Brexit affect your finances?
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:07:24 GMT

Leaving the European Union is likely to have profound consequences for every household in the UK. Here's how your personal finances could be affected.

Brexit: Reaction from around the UK
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:58:04 GMT

Very different visions of where the UK's future lies have been put under the spotlight by the vote to leave the EU. BBC correspondents from around the UK reflect on implications at a local level.

EU Referendum: How it feels to be English as Brexit beckons
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:37:59 GMT

England led the rest of the UK towards the EU exit. How does it feel to be English on such a monumental day?

Brexit: Europe stunned by UK Leave vote
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:26:28 GMT

BBC correspondents across Europe report on the wave of shock reverberating around the continent in response to the UK vote to leave the EU.

'This was a huge surprise' - Europe's reaction to the EU referendum result
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:59:24 GMT

People around Europe react to the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

Moment you found out about Brexit
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:44:15 GMT

Six young voters recorded the moment they found out the EU referendum result on Friday morning.

Vote Remain? This is how not to be a sore Brexit loser
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:53:49 GMT

Newsbeat's guide to taking Brexit in your stride, even if it's not what you voted.

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