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Labour leader defiant after 12 of his team withdraw support

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour leader said on Sunday he would not resign despite more than a third of his senior team withdrawing their support for him, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. | Video


Labour leader Corbyn says will not resign after Brexit vote 26 Jun 2016

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he regretted the resignations of several members of his senior team of lawmakers in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union but he did not plan to resign.


UK will retain access to the EU single market, says Brexit leader Johnson 26 Jun 2016

LONDON Britain will continue to have access to the European Union's single market despite voting to leave the bloc, leading Brexit campaigner and favourite to become the country's next prime minister Boris Johnson said in a newspaper article on Sunday.


British EU vote unnerves world leaders and markets 5:46am BST

LONDON Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.


Scotland would do what it takes to stay in EU, may try to block Brexit - Sturgeon 26 Jun 2016

LONDON Scotland will do whatever it takes to remain in the European Union, including potentially blocking the legal process behind Britain's exit from the bloc, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday.


To Brexit or Regrexit? A dis-United Kingdom ponders turmoil of EU divorce 26 Jun 2016

LONDON To leave, or not to leave: that is the question. Still.

Roller coaster carriage derails injuring 10 at Scottish theme park 12:14am BST

LONDON A roller coaster carriage at a theme park in Scotland came off its rails on Sunday and fell 30 feet (nine metres) onto a children's ride, local media reported, with police saying 10 people had been injured.


EU vote triggers open conflict in Britain's main parties 26 Jun 2016

LONDON Britain's two main parties were in open conflict on Sunday after a vote to leave the EU triggered an attempted "coup" in the main opposition Labour Party and a bitter leadership contest in the ruling Conservatives.


No immediate need to decide on Article 50 - Sajid Javid 26 Jun 2016

LONDON Britain's Business Secretary Sajid Javid said on Sunday there was no immediate need to decide when to trigger article 50, the mechanism for a country to withdraw from the European Union.

British cabinet to remain in post after Brexit vote - foreign minister 26 Jun 2016

LONDON Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday Britain's cabinet, which was split over whether the country should vote to leave the European Union, would remain in place until a new prime minister was in office.