Brexit: If Britain goes

David Cameron is hoping to negotiate a new settlement between Britain and the 27 other members of the European Union prior to a promised referendum by the end of 2017 on the UK’s continued participation in a reformed Europe

Referendum would spur complex negotiations

New EU treaty has almost hallowed status for eurosceptic Tory MPs


The evening sun sets on the horizon beyond 20 Fenchurch Street, also known as the 'Walkie-Talkie,' left, the Leadenhall building, also known as the 'Cheesegrater,' center left, Tower 42, center right, 30 St Mary Axe also known as 'the Gherkin,' and the Heron Tower, right, in the City of London, U.K., on Thursday, July 3, 2014. The pound advanced to a 21-month high versus the euro, strengthening for a fifth day, as speculation the Bank of England will tighten policy this year contrasted with the European Central Bank's outlook. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
ECB must stop trying to wrest financial activity away from London
The case for EU membership should be pressed home this year
But there are limits to what Germany can offer Britain on EU reform

Britons split on EU exit, says poll

Survey finds 40% want to stay and 39% want to go

Rock of Gibraltar with EU Flag

Gibraltar warns over prospect of Brexit

Territory’s leadership demands separate referendum on EU

Most business chiefs back Britain in EU

Three-quarters of those polled say ‘Brexit’ would hurt UK economy

Blair warns of Tory ‘risk’ to business

Former premier underlines dangers of British exit from Europe

Clegg set to exact EU referendum price

Lib Dems expected to demand vote for foreign bloc nationals

Miliband woos bosses with EU exit alert

Tories ‘playing fast and loose’ on membership, says Labour leader

Ireland braced for Brexit prospect

Dublin views a UK exit as a fundamental threat to Irish interests

Brexit could cost £56bn a year, report says

Economy would require ‘familiar levels’ of migration

EU vote will halt sleepwalk to exit, says PM

Osborne handed key role in negotiating new membership deal

Banks most at risk from Brexit, report says

Trade surplus means financial sector less able to strike a deal

MPs dismiss Osborne’s Brussels bill claim

Statement that surcharge had been halved ‘not supported by facts’

British exit from EU given 1 in 6 chance

Think-tank’s departure calculation coincides with warning from manufacturers

EEF tells PM not to ‘sleepwalk’ out of EU

Referendum on Europe seen as a dangerous course for Britain

Tory MP hits at EU referendum proposal

Mark Garnier’s comments echo City concerns

Labour donor calls for EU referendum

John Mills cites rumours most of the shadow cabinet want vote

Cameron urged to appoint EU negotiator

Former top UK diplomat says talks need trusted cabinet ally

Brexit: If Britain goes - Part Five

Brexit would jolt EU’s political order

FT Series: Most states see bloc as diminished without Britain

The effect of Brexit on consumers

FT Series: Change for Britons abroad, tourists and investors

Brexit: If Britain goes - Part Four

Shock of Brexit likely to pull UK apart

FT series: Britain’s place in world would be thrown into question

Eurosceptic UK advice falls on deaf ears

On Greece, Britain could not be much further from having a say

Brexit: If Britain goes - Part three

Electorate awaits business view

Despite differences of opinion, bosses are willing to lend voices in support

British business rejects EU status quo

FT Series: UK plc fears Brexit but wants reduction in EU rules

Brexit: If Britain goes - Part two

Counting the cost of ‘Brexit’ from EU

Would the UK see a big boost to economy or sharp drop in output?

Brexit: If Britain goes - Part One

City divided on UK relationship with EU

An FT series considers what it would mean if Britain left the EU