A single Union Jack flag sits on a desk during a debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. File photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Europe is hurting after Brexit, not only politically and economically, but emotionally too. The World View podcast examines the reaction after one o(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble: Like a nun swearing off the pope, he said he would no longer confuse his personal pro-European convictions with the sombre reality of today’s post-Brexit EU. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Wolfgang Schäuble, the 73-year-old elder statesman of German and European politics, has demonstrated time and again that when it comes to putting the (...)

 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (left) and European Council President Donald Tusk at a news conference after the European summit in Brussels, Belgium,  June 29th,  2016. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Brussels has hardened its opposition to granting the UK special treatment when it begins its exit negotiations with the EU, with European Council pres(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and David Cameron in Brussels. The British prime minister says the UK wants to retain access to the single market.  Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

British prime minister David Cameron has told EU leaders that immigration was the main reason why voters rejected the European Union. In what is lik(...)

In Berlin, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, French president Francois Hollande and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi set out their positions on how the European Union should proceed.

The Brexit fallout moves to Brussels on Tuesday as European leaders meet to discuss how best to proceed, and what the next steps should be as the UK w(...)

British prime minister David Cameron has  ruled out holding a second referendum to reverse the decision on Brexit, and announced that a special unit in government had been set up to prepare for negotiations to exit the EU. Photograph: Jon Nazca/Reuters

British prime minister David Cameron will on Tuesday face European Union leaders for the first time since his country voted to leave the bloc, at a su(...)

 German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande (R) and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi depart after speaking to the media during talks at the Chancellery Monday in Berlin, Germany.  Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Germany, France and Italy have issued a joint warning to Britain, ahead of Tuesday’s European Union summit in Brussels, that talks to shape future rel(...)

Taking questions from MPs in the Commons, British prime minister David Cameron  stressed the importance of access to the EU single market, though he said  negotiations on this would be a matter for his successor. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Feelings were still raw on both sides of Parliament on Monday as MPs met for the first time since the EU referendum. Conservatives plotted the first(...)

Turkish demonstrators stage a protest outside the German Embassy in Ankara against approval of a resolution by Germany’s parliament declaring the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a “genocide”. Photograph: Reuters

Berlin’s diplomatic row with Ankara has escalated after the Bundestag condemned claims by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan that German MPs of Tu(...)

Right-wing Austrian  presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, whose Freedom Party has challenged the presidential election results won by the opposition Alexander Van der Bellen of the Green Party. Photograph: Christian Bruna/EPA

Austria’s far-right populist Freedom Party (FPö) has demanded a rerun of last month’s presidential election run-off which saw its candidate lose by al(...)