EasyJet shares plummeted on June 24, 2016, on news of the shock Brexit vote, losing 14.35%

Brexit clouds horizon for Britain's airlines

AFP News Britain's vote to leave the EU could open a period of turbulence for the country's airline industry, which has soared under the EU's Single European Sky system over the last two decades. Among the mass of agreements that Britain will have to renegotiate with Brussels are those governing flights between Britain and the rest of the EU. "They are not long, the days of wine and roses," whet…

  • Pope Francis speaks during an ecumenical meeting and a prayer for peace in Yerevan's Republic Square, on June 25, 2016

    Turkey has condemned as "very unfortunate" Pope Francis's declaration that the mass killings of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces amounted to a genocide, saying it bore traces of "the mentality of the Crusades." "It is not an objective statement that conforms with reality," Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canlikli …

  • Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn looks over his shoulder before delivering a speech on immigration and Britain's exit from the European Union, at the Maxwell Library in London, Saturday June 25, 2016.  Longtime critic of the EU, Coryn backed "remain" in Europe but some party members accuse him of failing to rally party supporters and may mount a bid to unseat him. (Stefan Rousseau / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):

  • Supporter of left wing party Podemos gather ahead of the party's final campaign meeting in Madrid, on June 24, 2016, two days before repeat general elections

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  • The Latest: Britain's Labour party in turmoil after EU vote

    British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has fired his shadow foreign secretary amid a dispute over his leadership in the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Hilary Benn told the ...

  • Hundreds of thousands of European Union workers in Britain are fearful and confused over what happens next as their adoptive country begins the long process of unwinding its many ties to continental Europe...

  • EasyJet shares plummeted on June 24, 2016, on news of the shock Brexit vote, losing 14.35%

    Britain's vote to leave the EU could open a period of turbulence for the country's airline industry, which has soared under the EU's Single European Sky system over the last two decades. Among the mass of agreements that Britain will have to renegotiate with Brussels are those governing flights between Britain and the …

  • Polls opened in Spain on June 26, 2016 for the second elections since December aimed at unblocking six months of political paralysis

    Polls opened in Spain Sunday for the second elections since December aimed at unblocking six months of political paralysis, just days after a shock Brexit.

  • Police attempt to stop students as they start to march from the University of the Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby, on June 8, 2016

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  • Pope nears Armenia's closed border with Turkey on last day

    Pope Francis wrapped up his trip to Armenia on Sunday with an open-air liturgy and a visit to the Orthodox country's closed border with Turkey amid new tensions with Ankara over his recognition of the ...

  • Panama will officially open its canal on June 26, 2016, to far bigger cargo ships after nearly a decade of expansion work aimed at boosting transit revenues and global trade

    A giant Chinese-chartered freighter is to nudge its way through the Panama Canal on Sunday to mark the completion of nearly a decade of expansion work forecast to boost global trade. The vessel, especially renamed COSCO Shipping Panama, will inaugurate the widened canal in an hours-long voyage from the Atlantic to the …

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    The wood paneling bearing Quranic verses gleams inside the Imam Sadiq Mosque and the carpeting is soft underfoot for worshippers who come to pray in what is one of Kuwait's oldest Shiite mosques — and ...

  • Obama OKs federal aid for West Virginia; at least 24 dead

    Offering his condolences, President Barack Obama approved federal aid for the West Virginia communities devastated by floods that have killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless. Obama's ...

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  • In this photo taken on Friday, June 24, 2016, Gabriel Ionut, a 24-year-old Romanian who works as a traffic marshal, stands by a signal at a construction site in London. Ionut is in the minority of the hundreds of thousands of foreign European workers who welcomed the British decision to leave the European Union as the majority of them are struggling with uncertainty about their future in Britain. (AP Photo, Pawel Kuczynski)

    LONDON (AP) — A tsunami of uncertainty has engulfed Anna Woydyla, a Polish restaurant worker in London, since Britain voted to leave the European Union.

  • Last year the European Union finally nixed its three-decade old milk production quotas that it had imposed to eliminate the milk lakes and butter mountains that had plagued the bloc's farmers in the 1980s

    A surge in milk production since the EU lifted milk quotas has skimmed profits for dairy farmers, leaving them sour as authorities struggle to get to grips with the crisis. Last year the European Union finally got rid of its three-decade old milk production quotas that it had imposed to eliminate the milk lakes and butter …

 

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