Chancellor George Osborne speaks at The Treasury, where he moved to try to calm market turmoil triggered by the pro-Brexit vote in London, United Kingdom. Mr Osborne spoke ahead of the start of financial trading and outlined how the Government will “protect the national interest” after the UK voted to leave the EU
People pass by the office of the representation of the European Commission in Germany in Berlin
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron announces his resignation after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Number 10 Downing Street in London, Britain
Nigel Farage Leader of the UK Independence Party celebrates the EU Referendum at the Leave.EU party in Milbank, London
A boat carrying supporters for the Remain in the EU campaign including Sir Bob Geldoff shout and wave at Brexit fishing boats as they sail up the river Thames in central London
Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party shows his support for the ‘Leave’ campaign for the upcoming EU Referendum aboard a boat on the River Thames. Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP, is campaigning for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in a referendum being held on June 23
The red carpet is cleaned ahead of the arrival of dignitaries at the Council of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Most of Europe’s 28 member state leaders are gathering in Brussels to take part in a crucial summit and vote on British Prime Minister David Cameron’s pledge to renegotiate the terms of Britain’s membership in the EU
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Former chancellor Nigel Lawson (left) and former business secretary Lord Peter Mandelson at the Institute of Directors convention at the Royal Albert Hall, London, to debate the future of the European Union.
A child from from Dofteana, northern Romania wearing a bear fur, lies on an office building’s steps while taking a break from performing a holiday season ritual in Bucharest, Romania. In pre-Christian rural traditions, dancers wearing colored costumes or animal furs, tour house to house in villages singing and dancing to ward off evil. In recent years following the economic downturn in Romania, a European Union member since 2007, the tradition has moved to Romania’s cities where dancers travel to perform the ritual for money during the Christmas and New Year’s period.
Students attend a rally in support of EU integration in Kiev. Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich poured scorn on his jailed rival, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, on Wednesday, saying the question of her imprisonment should not hinder Kiev’s integration with the EU.
Members of the European parliament take part in a voting session in Strasbourg on Thursday.