Boris Johnson: We're not leaving Europe, we're leaving EU

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated the Government's stance on Brexit during a visit to Austria, and said: "We're not leaving Europe, we are leaving the European Union".

Mr Johnson added: "We do want a strong European Union, but we also want a strong United Kingdom, and I think we share a vision for a new European partnership."

Speaking alongside Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz before a meeting in Bratislava, Mr Johnson said he wanted "ever closer relations" between the two nations, and hailed the investment given to the London's Emirates Air Line in 2012.

"I'm a proud possessor of a cowbell, given to me by Doppelmayr, I'm proud to say. They built a wonderful cablecar in London.. it was an Austrian investment."