Influential Conservative backbench 1922 committee says leader should be in place by 2nd September, with nominations set to open on Wednesday
The prime minister is still most likely to be Boris Johnson, despite the attractions to journalists of stories about an Anybody But Boris campaign
Countries inside the EU allow the free movement of goods, people, services and capital between one another
As Mayor of London he promised to totally eradicate rough sleeping by 2012; it doubled under his leadership. His 2008 manifesto promised there would be manned ticket offices at every station; he closed all of London's ticket offices. He aimed to reduce transport fares; they increased by 4.2 per cent
'It is clear now that project fear is over, there is not going to be an emergency Budget'
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'
Some poorer communities that were sacrificed for the good of the EU could become prosperous again; we probably would have been forced to join the euro eventually; and savings on the EU budget contribution are real
'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
Many people already seem to regret voting to leave the EU, and other countries have changed their minds about referendums before. All we need is a fresh democratic mandate
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