Britain is to deploy troops, tanks and jets to Eastern Europe to deter Russian aggression. In the biggest military build-up in Eastern Europe since the Cold War, an armoured force will be deployed to Estonia....
Global equities took another step down in Asia on Tuesday, with regional markets sliding and sterling wallowing near three-decade lows as Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union continued to roil financial markets.
Japan's Nikkei stock index was down 1.3 percent in early trading. The pound fell as low as $1.3122 on Monday, its deepest trough since 1985.
British pound tumbled to 31-year low as EU vote results show ‘leave’ side in the lead. The value of the pound against the dollar is at a 31-year low, the lowest since September 1985. The rupee also slumped over 1 per cent to 68 per dollar today.
The pound today has already set a record intra-day swing of more than 10 percent between its high and low points. US stock-index futures are down more than 3 percent.
UK,Jun 24:British Prime Minister David Cameron announced he would resign his post on Friday morning, after his country voted to leave the European Union.
The prime minister, who backed a Remain vote, said Britain required "fresh leadership" to negotiate the country's exit from the EU.
Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave the European Union.
Leave has now won 10 million votes. It needs 16.8 million to declare victory. They have 51.1% of the vote with 1,59,20,478 votes to leave so far, while the remaining side has 48.2% of the vote with 1,48,40,629 votes.
The European Referendum and the arguments of both the ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ sides exhausted. The field is now open to public opinion polls, prediction markets and informed guessing in the countdown to the referendum which is to be held today. The results of which are predicted to be published on Friday. "This referendum is about the people versus the establishment,"said Farage, head of the U.K. Independence Party. The polls results will be watched closely in capitals around the globe. President Barack Obama says, The Britain is the most valuable ally from within the EN. Obama and all of Britain's EU allies stay on the 'remain' side.
The referendum marks an existential decision that could dramatically reshape Britain's global role. Advocates for an exit - popularly known as Brexit - argue that throwing off the connections of EU bureaucracy will restore British sovereignty. A powerful selling point for many votes is the claim that a farewell to EU ties could give the country the latitude to dramatically reduce immigration, which has hit record highs as Poles, Hungarians, Romanians and others from across Europe have flocked to the relative prosperity of the British economy.
"I really think tomorrow can be independence day," former London mayor Boris Johnson told supporters Wednesday as he posed for photos with fishmongers and waved copies of the virulently anti-EU Sun newspaper.
But opponents say a vote to leave could be a serious self-harm wound from which it would take years, if not decades, for Britain to recover.
"We don't solve our immigration challenge by leaving the European Union, but we do create a massive problem for our economy," Cameron told the reporters on the eve of the vote. "This is irreversible. You can't jump out of the airplane then climb back in through the cockpit hatch."
Economic forecasters have said a British break could push the country back into recession, with the rest of the globe vulnerable to the ripples. Many geopolitical strategists also warn that a vote to leave could divide the Western alliance and be a boon to others such as Russian President Vladimir Putin.
London, Jan 5 : British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday condemned a new execution video by Islamic State (IS), calling it a "desperate stuff" from an organisation that is "losing anybody's sympathy".
In the video released on Sunday, a masked IS executioner with British accent threatened to invade the UK and called British Prime Minister David Cameron an "imbecile," before executing five men who appeared shackled and dressed in orange boiler suits. They were accused of spying against the IS for the UK.
Damascus, Jan 4 : The Islamic State (IS) group threatened to invade Britain in a new video on Sunday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
In the video, an unnamed IS executioner with British accent called British Prime Minister David Cameron an "imbecile", before executing five men who appeared shackled and dressed in orange boiler suits. They were accused of spying against the IS for Britain.