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Shock of EU Exit Reverberates Through British Politics

Conservatives are looking for a new leader. There is a split in the Labour Party.

The Houses of Parliament in London, England, February 19, 2013
The Houses of Parliament in London, England, February 19, 2013 (Martin Robson)
  • Britain’s Conservative Party is looking for a new leader. David Cameron announced his resignation after losing the EU referendum.
  • Home Secretary Theresa May is seen as the strongest contender.
  • The opposition Labour Party is in revolt against its leader, Jeremy Corbyn. There are rumors of a split.
  • Gibraltar and Scotland are in talks to try and find a way to stay in the EU.