Brexit

The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union

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Brexit is the scheduled withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). Following a June 2016 referendum, in which 51.9% of participating voters voted to leave, the UK government formally announced the country's withdrawal in March 2017, starting a two-year process that was due to conclude with the UK withdrawing on 29 March 2019. As the UK parliament thrice voted against the negotiated withdrawal agreement, that deadline has been extended twice, and is currently 31 October 2019. An Act of Parliament requires the government to seek a third extension if no agreement is reached before 19 October.

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Asian shares took off on Wednesday and sterling held near six-month highs as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit though..
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Where do voters stand on Brexit, after more than three years of debate and negotiation?
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Norway's border with Sweden – and the EU – is a potential hotspot for smugglers. How is it policed?
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The United Kingdom's border risks being snarled up in a no-deal Brexit because as few as 30 percent of traders are prepared, the European Union would introduce..
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The BBC's Bethany Bell speaks to politicians about Brexit ahead of the EU summit this week.
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Brexit supporting Conservative lawmaker Owen Paterson said Prime Minister Boris Johnson's emerging European Union divorce deal was "absurd" and "unacceptable",..
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Britain and the EU made headway on Tuesday in last-ditch talks on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit, but with just hours left to clinch an agreement it..
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Stocks in Europe and on Wall Street jumped about 1% on Tuesday on strong U.S. corporate results and a possible deal to avoid a disorderly British exit from the..
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The small Northern Irish party supporting Britain's minority government said further work was required on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal because gaps..
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If amendment is selected, MPs will vote on the bid next week
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Figures emerge just days ahead of massive march to demand a Final Say referendum on any deal Boris Johnson gets with EU
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The small Northern Irish party supporting Britain's minority government insisted on Tuesday that the region must remain within the United Kingdom customs union..
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Britain and the EU were seen to be closing in on a detailed draft Brexit deal on Tuesday, although officials voiced scepticism it would be ready in time for a..
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But gap between the two sides remain as deadline for EU summit looms
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Britain and the EU made headway in eleventh-hour talks on Tuesday to reach a Brexit deal in time for a leaders' summit, but with hours left to clinch an..
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Britain and the EU made headway in eleventh-hour talks to work out a Brexit deal in time for a leaders' summit this week, but with hours left to clinch a deal it..
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The leader of the strongly pro-Brexit faction within Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party said he was optimistic that a tolerable deal could be..
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Stocks in Europe and on Wall Street jumped more than 1% on Tuesday on strong U.S. corporate results and a possible deal to avoid a disorderly British exit from..
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British Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said on Tuesday that talks on Britain's departure from the European Union were ongoing and "a deal is still very..
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EU national leaders will meet in Brussels on Thursday and Friday to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the bloc, including the prospect of a member state..
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Scotland must hold another independence referendum in 2020 and will soon request the powers needed to hold it legally, Scottish National Party (SNP) leader..
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Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal if he has to make more concessions to the European Union..
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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday that Brexit talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union had made progress and were moving in the..
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A report that Britain and the European Commission are close to agreeing on the text of a Brexit deal is "premature", two EU officials said on Tuesday, though a..
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Talks aimed at reaching a Brexit deal with Brussels are continuing but there is still work to do, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on..
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Germany's Finance Minster Olaf Scholz told Reuters on Tuesday that a no-deal Brexit should be avoided as such an outcome would damage Britain the most.
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British citizenship laws are out of step with Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord that recognized the birthright of anyone in the British-run region to identify..
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It is too soon to say whether Britain's parliament will need to sit on Saturday, Jacob Rees-Mogg, leader of the lower house of parliament, said on Tuesday, in a..
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Hundreds of thousands to demand fresh Brexit vote at major London rally on 19 October
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Global stocks edged higher on Tuesday yet safe havens were still in play as markets tried to balance fading optimism over the latest China-U.S. trade truce with..
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'We've put arrangements in place to maximise our own ability to stand on our own two feet,' says assistant chief constable
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Britain must reach a Brexit agreement with the EU by the end of Tuesday so it can be approved at a leaders' summit this week, the bloc's officials and diplomats..
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The European Union's Brexit negotiator told the 27 EU states staying on together that he saw three possible scenarios ahead: a deal with Britain later on..
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Finland's prime minister, Antti Rinne, said on Tuesday that for the first time, it looked like Britain was trying to reach an agreement to avoid a hard Brexit at..
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'Brexit will mean relinquishing protections ingrained in EU membership and this bogus watchdog will have little in the way of bark, let alone any bite to deal..
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Some progress has been made in talks over Britain's departure from the European Union, a senior German government official said on Tuesday, but warned that..
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Members of the European Union aren't holding their breath for Brexit to be finalised any time soon.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson told French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday British officials would continue to work hard to secure a Brexit deal before a..
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David Gauke warns of 'an unnecessarily high economic price' - while Amber Rudd highlights less 'support for the economy' than Theresa May's doomed deal
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French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, an official in Macron's office said on Tuesday, as a deadline looms to reach..
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Dover, Europe's busiest ferry port, is as prepared for Brexit as it can be but there are uncertainties over the extent to which freight operators are ready for..
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EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has today said a deal is ‘still possible’ before the weekend (Picture: Getty) The EU’s chief negotiator has said a..
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Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on Tuesday the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was seeking a Brexit deal with Britain by the..
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Britain's latest proposals on the terms of its departure from the European Union are still not enough for an agreement and a legal text is needed by the end of..
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Britain must put its proposals for a Brexit deal with the European Union in the form of a legal text on Tuesday if EU leaders are to approve an agreement at..
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The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier tweeted on Tuesday that talks on reaching a divorce agreement with Britain were difficult but a..
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It is currently unclear if it will be possible to have a Brexit deal by the time of this week's European Council summit, an official from French President..
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Flyer says Brexit Party 'can't deliver Brexit' - suggesting UK will not have left EU by then
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Global stocks edged higher on Tuesday yet safe havens were still in play as markets tried to balance fading optimism over the latest China-U.S. trade truce with..
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The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 member states staying in the bloc after Brexit that the latest British proposals on a departure..
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The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 member states staying in the bloc after Brexit that the latest UK proposals were not yet good..
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The European Union will negotiate to the end to get an orderly Brexit, but the task is complicated by the difficulty of reconciling the Good Friday Agreement..
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It is still "very possible" to reach a Brexit deal with the European Union, Britain's minister for the withdrawal from the EU Stephen Barclay said on Tuesday.
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Britain's vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London's policy chief told Reuters,..
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The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday that reaching a deal on Britain's departure from the bloc before the scheduled date of Oct. 31 had..
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There is enough support among British lawmakers to pass a Brexit deal, the leader of the lower house of parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Tuesday as talks..
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Britain's vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London's policy chief told Reuters,..
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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's approval rating has jumped sharply as voters back his government's approach on Brexit ahead of a parliamentary election he..
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Brexit talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union continued until late on Monday and will begin again on Tuesday morning but that is routine and..
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Agreeing a Brexit divorce deal has become "more and more difficult" this week but was still possible, the bloc's Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday, while..
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Germany's EU minister said on Tuesday he was "not quite sure" that a Brexit deal was close.
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