• No exit talks until UK presses button, says Merkel

    No exit talks until UK presses button, says Merkel

    There will be no talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union until the UK formally starts the process to leave, according to the German Chancellor.

    Angela Merkel said while it was understandable that Britain needed time before triggering its exit from the European Union, she warned against dragging the process out.

    “We cannot afford to have a long period of uncertainty,” she said. “I think that would not be good for either the EU’s 27 member states or Britain. But I […]