German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to temper pressure
from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain
into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite
warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London for
an annual parade celebrating gay and transgender rights, with
many expressing concerns as Britain gears up to part ways
with the European Union after Thursday's referendum.
Just days after voting to leave the European Union, more than
2 million Britons and UK residents had signed a petition
calling for a second vote, forcing lawmakers to at least
consider a debate on the issue.
Europe's politicians are failing to combat rising xenophobia
and anti-immigrant views, Turkish officials said, after
Britain's vote to exit the European Union deprived Turkey of
what had been a major backer in its quest for EU membership.