EU state of the union: Juncker warns UK on single market

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said the bloc is not at risk from Brexit, in his first State of the Union address since the UK's unexpected vote to leave the EU.

And he warned the UK that it could expect access to the EU's internal market without free movement of people. There could be no "a la carte access".

Mr Juncker also called for the formation of a common military force.

"We must have a European headquarters," he added.

The UK has always resisted the idea of a so-called EU army because of the potential conflict of interest with Nato. But its decision to leave the bloc has given...Read more...