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24/06 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

BBC EuropeCameron to quit as UK votes to leave the EU. The UK votes to leave the European Union, prompting David Cameron to announce he is to step down as prime minister – and UKIP leader Nigel Farage to declare it “independence day”.

FT Europe

Supreme Court deals heavy blow to Obama’s immigration legacyNew President to face big decision affecting 4m. Issue to take central role in election.

WSJE

Britons get their say on EU. Divided country votes on whether to remain in the European Union or go its own way.

INYT

Texas policy of race-based admissions is upheld. US Supreme Court votes 4-3, paving way for continued use of affirmative action.

FRANCE

Le Monde

The government’s contradictions are deepening the divide among the left. On Wednesday, the demonstration against the labour law was forbidden and then authorised by the government within three hours.

Les Echos

Competition: agreements saving manufactories. The number of deals reached within companies is multiplying. These compromises aim at making the outcomes and benefits of a site more sustainable in exchange for social counterparts.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Erdoğan accuses EU of breaking its word. “This is your ugly face.” The president is considering a referendum on the European future of Turkey.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Authority to crack encryption systems. The federal government wants to upgrade competences to help police and secret service better monitor phone and Internet. A new office is to provide for the technology.

ITALY

La Repubblica 

Brexit: neck-and-neck during the night; EU future is at stake. Polls give the advantage to the Remain camp, but first results contradict them.

Il Sole 24 Ore

Brexit: markets vote no but both camps are neck-and-neckFirst exit polls: 52% to stay in the EU – “Leave” in advance in the real results.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza

EU plus/minus Great Britain. Yesterday, the British voted in a historical referendum on the state’s EU membership. Equity markets and bookmakers believed there would be no Brexit.

SPAIN

El Pais 

The British referendum reopens the debate on the reconstruction of EuropeThe two-speed Europe is even more visible after the warning signal sent from London and the accumulation of threats to Europe.

Expansion

Companies warn against the Podemos riskCoca-Cola, BBVA, Bankia, Colonial, FCC and OHL warn their investors before the CNMV.

UK

The Times 

Britain’s Brexit revoltHuge gains for Leave campaign in referendum. Nail-biting finish as Farage claims June 23 as “independence day.”

The Guardian 

Party leaders reach out to divided nation after bitter EU referendum. Huge turnout estimated at 83% throughout UK. Evidence that undecided voters shifted to remain. PM to assure nation he listened to valid concern.

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