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Scottish leader's plea to stay in Europe rebuffed in Brussels

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BRUSSELS Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon got a "sympathetic" hearing in Brussels on Wednesday as she pleaded her case for Scots to stay in the EU, showing how Britain's vote to leave the bloc could splinter the United Kingdom. | Video

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At last EU summit, Cameron voices regret for Brexit 2:30am BST

BRUSSELS Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron told European Union leaders on Tuesday that Britain's future relations with the bloc it voted last week to leave could hinge on the EU's willingness to rethink free movement of workers. | Video

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Sturgeon to meet EU leaders in drive to keep Scotland in bloc 12:52am BST

EDINBURGH Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she will meet European Parliament leaders in Brussels on Wednesday to seek a way for Scotland to remain in the European Union. | Video

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London Mayor Khan demands more autonomy after Brexit vote 28 Jun 2016

LONDON London should swiftly be granted more autonomy to help it ride out the economic uncertainty unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday.

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Analysis: U.S.-UK alliance seen outweighing Brexit trade concerns 28 Jun 2016

WASHINGTON The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties.

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George Hay

Scots 'No' still leaves UK in limbo

The vote against secession in a landmark referendum reduces many risks: financial instability, a UK exit from Europe and a sharp fall in trade. But the bribe to 'No' voters of more devolved powers creates other dangers – including a weakening of the union.  Full Article 

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