THE bosses of some of the UK's biggest companies have this weekend rallied together to lay out a Brexit response plan that protects UK businesses and their access to the single market in the wake of the shock vote to leave the European Union.
Several bidders for Tata Steel's British operations are close to abandoning talks with their Indian owner as the outcome of the EU referendum threatens to deepen the crisis enveloping the UK's biggest steel producer.
London's mayor Sadiq Khan looks at his watch during the official signing ceremony in Southwark Cathedral, London, Saturday May 7, 2016.
British people have woken up to the news that their country has voted to leave the European Union. Along with this, there has been turmoil in financial markets - the pound has hit a 30-year low and the FTSE dropped more than 8%.
Article 50 says: 'Any member state may decide to withdraw from the union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements.