Brexit

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 a general election, 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 will negotiate 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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Post-Brexit negotiations between Britain and the EU will be hard and short because of Britain's self-imposed deadline, but a deal is possible if both sides stick..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Brexit negotiations between the European Union and Britain will be hard but short because of the deadline set by Britain and an agreement could be possible if..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

The 27 European Union countries on Tuesday approved their joint negotiating stance for talks with Britain on their new post-Brexit relationship from trade to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit team has been ordered to come up with plans to "get around" the Northern Ireland protocol in the Brexit withdrawal..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Britain must stick to the level playing field commitments it made in a political declaration that accompanied the legal Brexit treaty, Luxembourg Prime Minister..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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