Tusk Invites EU Members to Attend First Summit Without UK on June 29
European Council President Donald Tusk will convene on Wednesday, June 29, a summit of European leaders to discuss the political and practical implications of Brexit in a first such meeting excluding the participation of the United Kingdom since it joined the bloc, an official invitation by Tusk issued on Friday reads.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:05 GMT
It's a 'Return to Little England,' London Voters Tell Sputnik
Britain awoke on 24 June 2016, to news that those who wished to leave the European Union had their dreams and desires granted after the Leave campaign won by 52 percent to 48 percent as 30 million people went to the polling stations to vote in the UK's referendum on EU membership.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:06 GMT
Scottish Royal Bank Suspends Private Euro Sales Amid Surge in Demand
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its subsidiary National Westminster Bank (Natwest) have suspended euro sales both online and in the offices due to heightened demand following the UK's decision to leave the European Union, media reported Friday.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:11 GMT
Brexit: 'Obama Is Responsible More Than Anyone Else' for Leave Vote
US President Barack Obama said Washington respects the decision of the British people to leave the European Union and noted that the special relationship between the two countries would remain. However, political expert Michael Hudson told Sputnik that it was Obama and his policy in the Middle East that made the British people vote out.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:27 GMT
China Worries Over UK's Role in Yuan Internationalization Amid Brexit
China is growing concerned over London's role in further internationalization of the yuan in the European region in the wake of Thursday's Brexit vote due to the United Kingdom being the sole major financial hub for the Chinese currency in Europe, experts told Sputnik.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:31 GMT
Obama on Brexit: UK and EU to Remain 'Indispensable Partners' of US
Speaking in California, US President Barack Obama stressed that Washington remains committed to both the UK and Europe, in the wake of the Brexit referendum.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:38 GMT
'No Future for TTIP': German Politician Slams Deal for 'Dividing' the World
The TTIP free trade agreement, in negotiations since 2013, involves the creation of a free trade zone between Europe and the United States. In an interview with Sputnik, German politician Alexander Gauland commented on the prospects of the implementation of the deal.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:39 GMT
Domino Effect: Brexit May Trigger Referendums in Italy and Netherlands
To what extent was this result predicted, or not so much predicted, by the polls and why? Sputnik discussed this with the polling expert Professor John Curtice.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:47 GMT
US Cooperation With EU to Continue, Including on Anti-Russia Sanctions
The United State is confident that its cooperating on various political and security matters with the European Union will remain strong following the outcome of Brexit referendum, US Statte Department spokesperson John Kirby told reporters on Friday.
// Jun. 25, 2016 - 00:47 GMT