Brexit is "a very sad and tragic moment in our history"

EU's Juncker sees window of opportunity for reform

The "wind is back in Europe's sails", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said in his annual state of the union address.

He told the European Parliament there was a "window of opportunity" to build a stronger, more united union - but it "wouldn't stay open forever".

Mr Juncker said Europe's economy was "bouncing back" and the EU had to move beyond Brexit.

He called for the union to embrace reforms and forge new trade deals.

Mr Juncker argued that recent existential threats to the European Union - posed by Brexit, the migrant crisis and the...Read more...