Brexit turmoil hits Labour, boosts Scots nationalists

(From AFP)

Britain’s opposition Labour party plunged into turmoil Sunday and the prospect of Scottish independence drew closer, ahead of a showdown with EU leaders over the country’s seismic vote to leave the bloc.

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech in London following the pro-Brexit result in the EU referendum vote

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech in London following the pro-Brexit result in the EU referendum vote

Two days after Prime Minister David Cameron resigned over his failure to keep Britain in the European Union, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced a revolt by his lawmakers who called for him, too, to quit.

US Secretary of State John Kerry will also fly first to Brussels and then onto London on Monday, amid dismay in Washington over Britain’s decision.

European leaders have called for a swift divorce amid fears of a domino-effect of exit votes in euroskeptic member states that could imperil the integrity of the 28-country alliance. Read More

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