More than three million people have signed a petition for a second referendum
Prime Minister rules out a second vote, dismissing a popular petition, saying the wishes of the British people 'must be respected'
Conservative Party leadership frontrunner says cooperation with Europe will 'intensify'
For Tory leader says public would be unlikely to accept a PM who had wanted UK to Remain
'I'm not ruling it out, I'm not ruling it in - I'm going to think about it over this weekend,' says Tory MP
The issue has been one of the biggest questions since the EU referendum
Half of the Labour shadow cabinet are expected to resign today
'There is a special place in hell reserved for Boris. We need to get behind Theresa. She’s the grown up,' says source close to David Cameron
Wales as a whole is not having a conversation about its identity and existential relationship with Britain in the same way that Scotland is – this means that the Welsh public weren't engaging in the referendum on Welsh issues
The Independent's as-it-happened coverage of the EU referendum aftermath
Former Mayor of London says 'no need for haste' in initiating Article 50 and beginning process of negotiating Britain’s exit from the EU
'I am seriously considering joining the Tory party, just so I can stop Gove or Boris becoming PM in October'
Old people said they wanted their country back. So they took it back. From their children
An ostentatiously heartbroken Gove’s quivery-voiced paean of love to the “great Prime Minister” he helped destroy is enough to cause genuine nausea
There were Johnson and Michael Gove, looking abashed by what they had done – they had brought down their friend the Prime Minister, after all – holding a press conference at which the press were not allowed to ask questions
The favourite to succeed David Cameron was jeered as he left his London home