Turmoil Deepens as Scotland Threatens to Block Brexit

June 26, 2016 7:42 PM

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London (AP) -- Britain's shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union brought more political turmoil Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to block the move and the Labour Party's leader veered dangerously close to losing his post.

The sense of unease spread as European leaders stepped up the pressure on Britain to begin its complex extrication from the 28-nation EU immediately, rather than wait several months as British Prime Minister David Cameron prefers.

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