Brexit , UK Politics....
Saturday political interlude....
I think Boris is going to be the next PM... backed by Gove.
Hillary Benn sacked for plotting against Corbyn. What a shock!!
Breaking News: Jeremy Corbyn reported to have sacked Hilary Benn and George Osborne is to resign, his position and leadership bid untenable.
How Britain voted in the EU referendum. http://nyti.ms/28Sfgru
Why do I feel whether he "says it " or not , someone will "hear it " ?
The Brexit Blog: We've voted to leave. Next steps... http://britexit.blogspot.com/2016/06/weve-voted-to-leave-next-steps.html?spref=tw … (Mr Brexit's new blog)
Very good sign that rational thought , rather than petulance , starting to bubble up !
UK PM Cameron says no second EU referendum if result is close http://cnb.cx/28T7Vrn Recall-Cameron already confirmed no second ref !
EU issues statement on triggering Article 50. Pretty clear ball resides in court of the UK.
Plan 9 from Outer Space-London folks petitions to "Declare London independent from UK and apply to join the EU".
Delusional David Lammy: Parliament Should Ignore Referendum Result and Vote to Remain in EU http://order-order.com/2016/06/25/lammy-mps-ignore-referendum-result/ …
@sanc Only 25% of 18-25s bothered to vote, which (when the national av. turn-out was 72%) is pathetic @LouiseMensch
75% of 18 - 25 year olds either didnt vote or voted leave. Hardly 'overwhelming' support for the EU from my generation. #EURefResults
Brexit. The young have nothing whatsoever to complain about. (h/t)@FionaMullenCY
Petition is apparently somewhat "dubious" , about 15% of signatures from UK ! Lol Another straw man about to topple.
Brexit divorce must be 'quick': Juncker http://www.thelocal.de/20160625/brexit-divorce-must-be-quick-juncker …
Merkel once again is being the reasonable voice...
BREAKNG - UK COMMISSIONER JONATHAN RESIGNS, AFP SAYS
Looks like no Brit replacement then
UK can nominate new commissioner after resignation of #JonathanHill but certainly won't get a portfolio as important as finance. #Brexit
The Brexit tremors hadn't even begun dissipating before Berlin switched into crisis mode.
FRENCH president Francois Hollande says Europe faces "immense danger" and calls for a "profound change" in EU.
Looking at who might make the next move...
Is the EU now on a roll to chase out Denmark, Poland, Sweden, Hungary, CZ?
“In a year we might be saying ‘Thank God’ for Brexit” says @sheffchamber boss Richard Wright http://m.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-business-boss-in-a-year-we-might-be-saying-thank-god-for-brexit-1-7981444 …
#Scotland would need to be independent state before negotiating EU membership. Hard to see that happening before UK drops out. #Brexit
BREAKING: France says the UK should have a new Prime Minister in the next few days
EU's founding 6 say they want quick UK exit to avoid uncertainty, consequences http://sabahdai.ly/EgDMn9
Five more countries look set to QUIT the EU http://goo.gl/zO6czZ
The Latest on Brexit: Scotland seeks talks with EU about remaining. http://apne.ws/28UguUd
What will @PHammondMP tell me about how UK will respond to demand from EU 6 for ASAP Brexit?
Confused about Brexit? Here's why some are celebrating the decision: http://cnn.it/28Wsurm
#EurogeddonCancelled Germany wants trade deal...
Government borrowing costs fell yesterday...
@WorthWray Summary & Game-planning. Mon- has Merkel/Hollande/Renzi pow wow. Tues-EP & First day of EUCO. Wed- Second Day of EUCO & Plan B.
Germany says 'won't let anyone take Europe from us' http://www.thelocal.de/20160625/germany-says-wont-let-anyone-take-europe-from-us …
Key -- Those voters on left hoping for change might be emboldened by the outcome of Brexit to vote for Unidos Podemos....
pvp y puestos de venta 25/06 (1/2): 28.7 €/l (116-120) 23.7 €/kg (83-87) 21.6 €/kg (83-87) 14.9 €/kg (38-42) #disfrutalafruta
Así está hoy el mercado de la fruta: 28 €/l (114-118) 24 €/kg (84-88) 21.8 €/kg (83-87) 15.2 €/kg (40-44)
Radicalism or safety first? Spain wavers before vote http://www.thelocal.es/20160625/radicalism-or-the-devil-you-know-spain-wavers-before-vote …
De los 900 compradores presentes hoy en #Andorra, solo 300 estaban al corriente de lo ocurrido en el Reino Unido
Spanish bonds set for volatility with repeat election looming http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-25/spanish-bonds-set-for-volatility-with-repeat-election-looming … via @eshelouise
Brexit, a sign of anti-elite revolt: analysts http://www.thelocal.es/20160625/brexit-a-sign-of-anti-elite-revolt-analysts …
Brexit: fresh calls for Catalan vote on secession from Spain http://www.thelocal.es/20160625/brexit-fresh-calls-for-catalan-referendum-on-independence-from-spain …
Ready for general election weekend? Graph of Spanish stock index falls on day after results. Via @Sergiojrivas
Strikes at Piraeus and Thessaloniki ports called off at last http://dlvr.it/Lf3SYQ
ATHEX: Stocks record second biggest decline ever http://dlvr.it/Lf3SGG
Investors take cover in top-rated German debt http://dlvr.it/Lf1bv0
Odds & Ends....
Why Médecins Sans Frontières rejected $63 million from EU http://ow.ly/V5Mf301mjbK
Syria activist Khaled ElEssa is dead. Killed not by regime he revolted against but by masked men in opposition areas
Hey, it feels good not to be in the headlines for once. Yours sincerely, The Middle East. #Brexit