British bracing for world economy to punish U.K. for Brexit

Jun 26, 2016

British bracing for world economy to punish U.K. for Brexit

The British were warned for weeks that a vote to leave the European Union would result in economic pain. Now they’ll find out whether it will. U.K. financial leaders are scrambling to reassure households, businesses and investors that they can contain the doom and ...

Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks

Jun 26, 2016

Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks

The European Union wants a quickie divorce, but Britain wants time to think things over. Senior EU politicians demanded Saturday that the U.K. quickly cut its ties with the 28-nation bloc — a process Britain says won’t begin for several months — as the ...