It was an extraordinarily bruising day but Jeremy Corbyn was just about still standing as Labour leader as he addressed thousands of supporters in Parliament Square on Monday evening.
Be careful what you wish for. So explains the Brexiteer and Sun columnist Kelvin MacKenzie on why, four days on, he has buyer’s remorse over his vote to leave.
David Cameron has said that the government will not rush into negotiations to leave the European Union or be dictated to as to its terms, telling parliament the decision was “for Britain, and Britain alone, to take”.
Britain will have a new prime minister by 2 September, after the executive of the Conservative party’s backbench 1922 Committee set a tighter than expected timetable for selecting a new leader.
The majority of the shadow cabinet have resigned from their positions on the frontbench in the last 36 hours.
Now there has been a vote for Brexit, there are calls in other countries for people to have their say on the European Union.
Jeremy Corbyn has defiantly announced a raft of shadow cabinet appointments as more frontbenchers resigned in protest, demanding he quit as Labour leader.
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, is flying into Brussels for urgent talks at the start of a crunch week for Europe as leaders struggle to contain the fallout from Britain’s seismic decision to leave the EU.
Boris Johnson and Theresa May, the main contenders to succeed David Cameron as prime minister, are set to launch their formal leadership bids this week amid a slightly chaotic and febrile atmosphere inside the Tory party, with renewed splits developing between leave and remain supporters.
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of trying to consistently “weaken and sabotage” Labour’s campaign to keep Britain inside the EU by one of his own MPs, who was heavily involved in the effort.
Once they exchanged jokes in the Downing Street rose garden, but now Nick Clegg is trudging the Oxfordshire lanes of his former boss’s constituency – not exactly in the hope of taking the seat from his Conservative successor but in an attempt to come second.
Downing Street has warned against attempts to “reheat the arguments” of the EU referendum following claims that the Treasury has issued dire internal warnings about the impact of a hard Brexit.
The Norwegian foreign ministry has denied local press reports that it rejected a British request to set up a formal joint taskforce aimed at preparing a post-Brexit free trade deal between the two countries.