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.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to parliament on Monday, promising to honor his election pledges to get Brexit done as soon as possible and boost.. Reuters - Published
Len McCluskey has blamed Brexit for Labour's heavy election defeat. The General Secretary of Unite the Union said: "Anybody who wants to look independently and objectively at this election result will..
Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen and form a new Government, following the Conservative Party's election victory. The Prime Minister vowed to unite the country,..
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will "get Brexit done" by Jan. 31 and then agree on a new trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to bring back Brexit legislation to parliament before Christmas, deputy finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday, adding that shortly thereafter the government.. Reuters - Published
Efforts by the opposition Labour Party to bring Britain together over Brexit failed at last week's national election, when the decision to leave the European Union tore up traditional political.. Reuters - Published
For the last two years, demonstrator Steve Bray has become known for his protests outside Westminster, shouting "Stop Brexit" at British lawmakers inside parliament and disrupting live news reports.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Friday for "closure" over the Brexit divisions that have riven the United Kingdom, saying his election victory provided an overwhelming mandate to take Britain.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Friday for unity to heal the Brexit divisions that have riven the United Kingdom, hours after winning a commanding victory from voters who backed his bid to.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to "let the healing begin" in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday after securing a landslide victory in a divisive national election. Reuters - Published
EU leaders welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph on Friday as a chance to put three years of Brexit frustration behind them, but cautioned that talks on a new EU-UK relationship.. Reuters - Published
Britain was speeding towards Brexit on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory, ending three years of uncertainty since Britons voted to leave the European Union. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he wanted a "very special relationship" with Britain after it leaves the European Union, saying Brexit doesn't mean Britain is leaving Europe altogether. Reuters - Published
German chancellor Angela Merkel said many fellow EU leaders were relieved British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now had a clear mandate to proceed with Brexit, but said the shortage of time to fix.. Reuters - Published
Stock markets and sterling gained on Friday as U.S.-China trade hopes and an election win for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the clouds on the global investment horizon. Reuters - Published
The European Union's 27 national leaders agreed at a summit on Friday to move to trade talks with Britain after the "ratification and effective implementation" of the Brexit deal, diplomatic sources.. Reuters - Published
EU leaders welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph on Friday as a chance to put three years of Brexit frustration behind them, but the Czech premier spoke for many in the bloc when he.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31. Reuters - Published
Britain's economy will cast off some of the Brexit uncertainty that has held it back since 2016 after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election triumph, but the risk remains of another "cliff-edge".. Reuters - Published
The European Union hopes for a quick British parliament vote on Britain's withdrawal from the bloc and clarity on London's plans following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's triumph in elections, the head.. Reuters - Published
Boris Johnson's victory in the British parliamentary elections meant that the country's departure from the European Union was now inevitable, senior German conservative lawmaker Norbert Roettgen.. Reuters - Published