Britain will leave the EU’s single market when it exits the EU, putting an end to speculation that London might try to seek a “soft Brexit”.
France’s new prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve has officially taken office during a handover ceremony in Paris.
Ankara (Turkey) - In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed coup. Their resignations come one day after the mass dismissal of military personnel.
London (UK) - Theresa May becomes British prime minister today (July 13) succeeding David Cameron in Downing Street. But she is walking into the biggest challenge facing the country in decades, that of extricating it from the EU.