Sunderland is the first district in which the Leave campaign won a majority of votes. People cheered after the result was announced.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Japan in an effort to consolidate differing Brexit interests. The UK wants to lay the groundwork for a future trade deal, but Japan has other concerns.
Sunderland in north-eastern England has become the poster child for the post-industrial, working class anger that drove the Brexit vote, as Peter Geoghegan reports.
Nissan has said it'll decide by the end of the year whether to build its new SUV model at Britain's Sunderland facility. The carmaker wants guarantees from Downing Street that Brexit will not harm its investment.
Michel Barnier has set a target of October 2018 for the UK to agree a deal to leave the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to invoke Article 50 by the end of March, which will trigger a two-year deadline to withdraw.
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