Brexit is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). Following a June 2016 referendum, in which 51.9% voted to leave, the UK government formally announced the country's withdrawal in March 2017, starting a process that is currently due to conclude with the UK withdrawing no later than 31 January 2020.
Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on.. Reuters - Published
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said that there has to be a level playing field in the Brexit negotiations to ensure the single market and customs union are "not diluted". The Taoiseach said there must..
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Boris Johnson's Brexit legislation has been backed by Members of Parliament by 330 votes to 231. This marks a historic moment in the Brexit process. The vote comes ahead of the UK's scheduled departure..
It will ultimately be up to Britain whether or not it seeks more time to negotiate a trade agreement with the European Union after it leaves the bloc, the head of the European Commission said on.. Reuters - Published
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has won his bid to hold a party on Brexit night in front of parliament with speeches, music and possibly the chimes of the Big Ben bell on the day when Britain is due.. Reuters - Published
Spain's newly appointed Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said on Tuesday her country intends to weigh on the talks between the European Union and London to define post-Brexit relationship and push for.. Reuters - Published
European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain on Tuesday not to discriminate against EU citizens seeking permanent residency after Brexit, urging London to set up an independent.. Reuters - Published
Ireland will go to the polls in an early general election on February 8, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday, hoping to capitalise on a Brexit deal and talks in Northern Ireland. France 24 - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday proposed a crowdfunding campaign to allow Big Ben bell in parliament’s famous clock tower to ring out when Britain is due to leave the European Union. Reuters - Published
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Tuesday called a parliamentary election for Feb. 8, pitting his record on Brexit and Ireland's fast growing economy against struggling services in a contest polls.. Reuters - Published
At the end of the transition period, Northern Ireland will continue to follow EU rules on agricultural and manufactured goods, while the rest of the UK will not. Additionally, the whole of the UK will.. WorldNews - Published
Northern Ireland's government reopened for the first time in three years on Saturday after rival parties rallied around a new power-sharing deal aimed at helping the province face the challenges of.. France 24 - Published
Britain’s parliament gave final approval to Brexit on Thursday, paving the way for the country's departure from the European Union on January 31, and ending years of arguments that toppled two.. France 24 - Published
LONDON (AP) — Britain passed a major milestone on the road to Brexit when the House of Commons on Thursday approved a bill authorizing the country’s departure from the European Union at the end of.. WorldNews - Published
Lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday which will allow Britain to leave the European Union on Jan. 31 with an exit deal, ending more than three years of tumult over the terms of the unprecedented.. Reuters - Published
The European Union is ready to start working next week on its mandate for negotiations with Britain about economic and other ties after Brexit, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on.. Reuters - Published
British lawmakers are expected later on Thursday to approve legislation which will allow the country to leave the European Union on Jan. 31 with an exit deal, ending more than three years of wrangling.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •France 24
A vote expected later on Thursday to approve the laws required to implement Britain's EU exit deal would be a significant positive step towards Prime Minister Boris Johnson's commitment to deliver.. Reuters - Published
Three weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, the president of the European Commission warned Wednesday that the U.K. won’t get the “highest quality access” to the European.. WorldNews - Published
Prioritization will be required in Britain and the European Union's upcoming post-Brexit trade talks due to the tight end of year deadline, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on.. Reuters - Published