Brexit is the potential withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). Following a referendum held on 23 June 2016 in which 51.9 per cent of those voting supported leaving the EU, the Government invoked of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, starting a two-year process which was due to conclude with the UK's exit on 29 March 2019 – a deadline which was later extended to 31 October 2019.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to get her thrice-defeated Brexit deal approved by parliament before the new European Union parliament opens in July, her de-facto deputy, David.. Reuters - Published
British companies are already making plans to stockpile for a no-deal Brexit on October 31. They are concerned that the UK could leave the European Union without a deal in the run-up to Christmas time,..
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt visited a school in Tokyo, where he attempted to explain Brexit to the pupils. Speaking outside the school, Mr Hunt also denied that the Conservative Party was moving to..
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The clock is ticking down to the end of Theresa May's premiership, but midnight seems to have been pushed a little further back over the past weekend. A clamour for her to quit as Tory leader followed..
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Supporters of an independent Scotland will launch a new grassroots campaign on Thursday ahead of a possible second referendum on secession from the United Kingdom, hoping to harness Scottish voters'.. Reuters - Published
Theresa May has survived the latest attempt to oust her from office after senior Conservative backbenchers decided not to change party rules to allow another vote of no confidence in her leadership. Independent - Published
Britain's governing Conservative Party will not change the rules governing leadership challenges but demanded a clear timetable for Prime Minister Theresa May's departure if her Brexit deal is rejected.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Theresa May wants to get her Brexit deal with the European Union approved by British lawmakers in time to avoid taking part in next month's European Parliament elections. Reuters - Published
The only way the next six months are to not be wasted is if Westminster, and the rest of the country, do not allow the Brexiteers anywhere near Brexit. They are fundamentally malignant, and too useless.. Independent - Published
There is a still a concern that Britain may leave the European Union without a deal to smooth the way, the bloc's chief executive said on Saturday, urging Britain to take advantage of a six-month delay.. Reuters - Published
An influential U.S. congressman has warned the European Union that any Brexit arrangement that undermines Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement could endanger a proposed EU-U.S. trade deal, the Irish.. Reuters - Published
Britain should use the next few months to "cool down and rethink" its decision to leave the European Union, the socialist candidate to head the next European Commission, Frans Timmermans, said on.. Reuters - Published
The United States would not agree to any trade deal with Britain if future Brexit arrangements undermine peace in Ireland, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday during a.. Reuters - Published
Interview: The Independent's Diplomatic Editor Kim Sengupta sat down with the President of Kosovo to discuss Brexit, the prospect of peace between Kosovo and Serbia, and the case for joining Nato. Independent - Published
EU summit chair Donald Tusk on Tuesday called on Tuesday for the "dream" that Britain might give up on leaving the European Union not to be dismissed and urged politicians not to let exhaustion with.. Reuters - Published
It's up to Britain when it chooses to exit the European Union, the bloc's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that it was not his working assumption that Brexit could be reversed or extended beyond.. Reuters - Published