Populists are celebrating Britain's decision to leave the EU- not only in the UK, but throughout Europe. Anti-EU politicians and nationalists in France, Poland and Hungary are demanding referenums of their own. Is the EU about to disintegrate?
Two populist groups have emerged as the main forces in Italian politics following the March elections. The Five Star Movement has developed out of a protest group and the League has stepped up to head the center-right.
The two countries have moved to prevent the UK government from launching a power grab when Britain leaves the European Union. New legislation will be introduced to enshrine EU laws on fishing and farming if required.
In the wake of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Theresa May is seeking new deals for an unmoored Britain. Without the EU's backing, the UK prime minister's negotiating position is diminished, Frank Sieren writes.
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