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Brexit: The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union
Brexit is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). Following a UK-wide referendum in June 2016, in which 52% voted to leave and 48% voted to remain in the EU, the British government formally announced the country's withdrawal in March 2017, beginning the Brexit process. The withdrawal was delayed by deadlock in the British parliament. Following general elections in 2017 and 2019, Parliament ratified the withdrawal agreement, and the UK left the EU at 11 p.m. GMT on 31 January 2020. This began a transition period that is set to end on 31 December 2020, during which the UK and EU are negotiating their future relationship. The UK remains subject to EU law and remains part of the EU customs union and single market during the transition, but is no longer part of the EU's political bodies or institutions.

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Brexit briefing: 215 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 215 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 216 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 216 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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UK chief negotiator: EU request for Brexit extension would be rejected [Video]

UK chief negotiator: EU request for Brexit extension would be rejected

The UK’s chief negotiator has pledged that any request for an extension to the Brexit transition period from the EU will be rejected. David Frost said that the Government’s position on the issue is..

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Brexit briefing: 217 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 217 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator [Video]

UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator

Britain is “firm” that it will not extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, the UK’s chief negotiator with Brussels has told MPs. David Frost insisted that Britain is..

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Brexit briefing: 218 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 218 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Conor Murphy, Northern Ireland’s Finance minister is quoted saying..

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Brexit briefing: 219 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 219 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Cummings heckled, Johnson defends lockdown scandal [Video]

Cummings heckled, Johnson defends lockdown scandal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide, Dominic Cummings, is refusing to apologize or resign over accusations he breached lockdown efforts by driving 250 miles to his parents' property. Protesters..

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Brexit briefing: 220 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 220 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 221 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 221 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Screen showing Boris Johnson videos parks outside Cummings' home [Video]

Screen showing Boris Johnson videos parks outside Cummings' home

A van with a jumbo screen showing videos of Boris Johnson's coronavirus warnings was parked outside Dominic Cummings' home in Islington, London on Sunday.

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Brexit briefing: 222 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 222 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 223 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 223 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit: UK backtracks on pledge to avoid Northern Ireland customs checks [Video]

Brexit: UK backtracks on pledge to avoid Northern Ireland customs checks

Brexit: UK backtracks on pledge to avoid Northern Ireland customs checks

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Brexit briefing: 224 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 224 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 225 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 225 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Farmers have called for a trade policy that protects high UK environmental..

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'You're better than that' - Gove interrupted while attacking Labour's Brexit stance [Video]

'You're better than that' - Gove interrupted while attacking Labour's Brexit stance

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove took aim at Labour's policy on Brexit, suggesting that there remains uncertainty over the party's position, responding to a question from his counterpart Rachel..

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Gove accuses EU of ideological approach to negotiations [Video]

Gove accuses EU of ideological approach to negotiations

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has accused the European Union of an ‘ideological’ approach to Brexit negotiations – saying it wants the UK to ‘obey the rules of their club’ even though..

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UK announces new post-Brexit global tariff regime [Video]

UK announces new post-Brexit global tariff regime

The United Kingdom announced a new post-Brexit tariff regime on Tuesday to replace the European Union's external tariff. Ciara Lee reports

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Brexit briefing: 226 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 226 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 227 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 227 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Ministers will launch a fresh attempt to repeal EU freedom of movement..

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'Big, philosophical difference' in Brexit talks - UK minister [Video]

'Big, philosophical difference' in Brexit talks - UK minister

British government minister Michael Gove has said there is still a post-Brexit trade deal to be done with the European Union despite both sides giving downbeat assessments on the latest round o talks...

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Brexit briefing: 228 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 228 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Europe’s chief Brexit negotiator has been told there is “significant..

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