Brexit a ‘serious risk’ to global economic growth, G7 leaders say

A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, world leaders said in a declaration at the opening of a two-day Group of Seven (G7) summit in Japan on Friday. (France24)

The British prime minister, David Cameron, is likely to highlight the words, that come just hours after purdah rules in the UK prevent the civil service from issuing any further reports about the potential risks to jobs, pensions or mortgages. (Guardian)