Reactions to the Brexit result have been coming in from EU leaders as well.
The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Sigmar Gabriel, wants Martin Schulz to run for chancellor. But to date, the former European Parliament president has not been very active in German national politics.
After German chancellor candidate Martin Schulz called for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars, the debate among German politicians, the EU and carmakers has picked up steam. In China, such a quota already exists.
SPD leader Martin Schulz has called for Germany to use its budget surplus for domestic and EU-wide investment. The pitch is an attempt to revive the SPD's chances against Chancellor Merkel in September's election.
Chancellor candidate Martin Schulz wanted to present himself as open, honest and down to earth in his book. But the SPD leader emphasized his new book is not an election manifesto. Volker Witting reports from Berlin.
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