David Cameron has followed through with his pledge to resign and has been succeeded by Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. Follow EurActiv's live coverage as the new UK government is formed and begins to deal with the country's exit from the EU.
In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Rome and Madrid are leading the race to gain the right to host influential EU agencies, while Croatia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Romania and Slovakia could remain empty-handed.
Boris Johnson, the new British foreign secretary, today (28 July) met his French counterpart, Jean-Marc Ayrault, the man who branded him a “liar with his back to the wall” after the referendum campaign on the UK’s membership of the EU.
Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy with surveys published on Thursday (28 July) showing a sharp dive in consumer confidence and a slowdown in the construction sector.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday (27 July) said Britain would take the time needed to steer its way towards the EU exit as Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi urged a clear timeline to deliver Brexit.
Michel Barnier, the former financial services Commissioner with a testy relationship with the City of London, will lead the Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom, the European Commission announced today (27 July).
Britain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday (26 July), adding there would be no single market without accepting freedom of movement.
Theresa May has pledged there will be no return to a ‘hard border’ between a post-Brexit Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, as Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was now taking “preparatory steps” towards a second independence referendum in the wake of the Brexit vote.
The Brexit deal is likely to leave both ‘leavers’ and ‘remainers’ unsatisfied. But it is possible that Boris Johnson, the man who backed Brexit to advance his career, could switch sides again to save his own skin, writes Guy Edwards.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs from the G20 group of leading countries said Sunday (24 July), vowing to use "all policy tools" to boost growth.
The British economy has suffered a “dramatic deterioration” in the four weeks since the UK voted to leave the EU, new figures on Friday (22 July) showed, prompting the country’s new Chancellor to warn he may have to “reset fiscal policy” in the autumn.
British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday (21 July) that the result of last month's vote to leave the European Union should be respected, putting him at odds with the lawmaker who is challenging him for his job.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her opposite number Theresa May breathing space to come up with a Brexit negotiation position on Wednesday (20 July), concurring with the new British PM that London will not trigger Article 50 until the New Year.
Enda Kenny, the Irish prime minister, said on Sunday (18 July) that Northern Ireland could vote to become part of a united Ireland if they want to stay in the European Union. But the topic is highly divisive. EurActiv's partner La Tribune reports.
Former Commission President Barroso’s job offer at Goldman Sachs has prompted outrage. But the real problem is the EU’s lack of transparency and democratic oversight. Interaction with the private sector through the so-called “revolving door” should be encouraged, write Katinka Brouwer, Penelope Bergkamp and Dr Lucas Bergkamp.