The news that Great Britain has voted to leave the European Union after 42 years has sent shock waves around the world. Markets tumbled and David Cameron announced his resignation. Now there’s talk of a domino effect.
Switzerland has signed up for an Emissions Trading System with the EU. It may be a small beginning but China is to start a similar scheme later in the year.
Nearly 100 letters were sent to EU citizens living legally in the UK threatening them with detention and deportation. The Home Office has said the "rights of EU nations living in the UK remain unchanged."
London has pledged to avoid border posts between the EU-member Republic of Ireland and the UK country of Northern Ireland after Brexit. Questions still remain as to how Britain plans to police the "frictionless" border.
UK government ministers are to publish new papers setting out their aims for Brexit talks. Fourteen months after the referendum, there has been little progress in talks on the terms for the UK's exit from the bloc.
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