Hard work of building new economic ties between EU and its ex-member begins as Britain formally leaves economic bloc after 47 years of membership.
Britain leaves the European Union today and starts work to rewrite its relationship with the bloc. Britain joined what was then called the European Economic Community on January 1, 1973, and voted out on June 23, 2016 in a referendum by the Tories.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson reveals plan just days before Brexit finally takes place on January 31.
The leaders of two of the European Union’s main institutions signed the divorce agreement governing Britain’s departure from the bloc next week, sealing the penultimate step in Brexit at a ceremony held without media access.
Britain, once a powerful empire that many immigrants wanted to be a part of, now finds its citizens seeking greener pastures in EU countries amidst the Brexit crisis.
British lawmakers blocked an attempt by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to hold an early general election on December 12, as he sought to break the political deadlock over Brexit.
As the EU debates whether to grant the UK an extension on its deadline to leave the bloc, British MPs will discuss whether to authorise a snap election in December.
A postponement appeared inevitable after British lawmakers blocked Prime Minister Boris Johnson's attempt on Tuesday to fast-track his Brexit bill through parliament so that the UK can leave the bloc as scheduled on October 31.
EU ambassadors are to meet in Brussels on Wednesday after the British House of Commons rejected Boris Johnson's bid to set a tight three-day schedule to approve a Brexit bill this week.
With just 10 days to go until the UK is due to leave the EU on October 31, UK PM Johnson's government planned to ask for a "straight up-and-down vote" on the EU divorce agreement.
In a major blow to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's standing, UK lawmakers vote to delay the final Brexit decision again after a revised last-minute deal was presented.
The British pound spiked briefly against the US dollar after UK PM Johnson and EU Commission President Juncker UK, EU reached a tentative Brexit deal.
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