Britain’s divorce from the EU
Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum in June 2016 – a result that sent shockwaves across the globe. In March 2017, the UK launched the EU exit process, setting a historic and uncharted course to become the first country to withdraw from the bloc by 2019. What will Brexit mean for Britain, the EU and above all Europeans?
Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis listens to a translation at a press conference following a sixth round of Brexit talks at the European Union Commission building in Brussels on November 10, 2017. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand / AFP
Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David […]

UK parliament to get vote on final Brexit deal

The British government will offer parliament a 'take it or leave it' vote on any final EU departure agreement, Brexit Secretary David Davis has announced.
A seagull flies at the Thames in London (England) over the silhouette of the Westminster Palace (Houses of Parliament). Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa/archive
A seagull flies at the Thames in London […]

Hard Brexit would be ‘fatal,’ European business leaders warn May

Many companies have already drawn contingency plans in case Britain makes an uncontrolled departure from the EU, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which also attended the meeting with May.
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