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British PM May calls for early election on June 8 — Five key issues we know

British Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise call for a snap general election comes with the country facing a host of challenges -- all closely bound up with the country's exit from the European Union. ______ Here are some of the major issues May or her successor...

EU warned US President Donald Trump to stop supporting Britain’s decision to leave EU

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned US President Donald Trump to stop supporting Britain's decision to leave the European Union. ______ Speaking at the European People's Party annual conference in Malta on Thursday, Juncker said he would encourage the independence of the US states of...

We already miss you. Thank you and goodbye: UK officially begun the process of leaving the EU

Britain's departure from the European Union is an "historic moment from which there can be no turning back", Theresa May has told MPs. ______ The prime minister said it was a "unique opportunity" to "shape a brighter future" for the UK. She was speaking after Britain's EU...

Brexit: UK signs letter that will formally begin the departure from the EU

Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union. Giving official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, it will be delivered to European Council president Donald Tusk on Wednesday. ______ In a statement in the Commons, the...

It’s the final countdown: UK will trigger divorce proceedings with EU on March 29

Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Britain’s divorce proceedings with the European Union on March 29, launching two years of negotiations that will reshape the future of the country and Europe. ______ May’s government said her permanent envoy to the EU had informed European Council President...

Lawmakers signed final legislation that will allow the UK to formally exit the EU

UK lawmakers have signed off on legislation that will allow the UK to formally exit the European Union. ______ The House of Lords has passed legislation without ammendments that it had previously added to the law. The lower house, the House of Commons, had erased the changes...

Brexit: Theresa May would begin the formal process for exiting the EU by Tuesday

UK Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the formal process for exiting the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty as early as Tuesday, according to officials in London and Brussels. ______ LONDON, United Kingdom - May had pledged to trigger Article 50...

Former British PM Tony Blair calling to “rise up” and persuade Brexit voters to change their mind about leaving EU

EU May Break-Up ECB Head Mario Draghi Admits For First Time
Former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit' on Friday, calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to "rise up" and back a coordinated effort to temper the terms of, or even halt, Britain's EU exit. ______ In his first...

British MPs aprove a bill empowering PM Theresa May to start negotiations on leaving the EU

British MPs overwhelmingly backed a bill on Wednesday empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start negotiations on leaving the European Union, bringing Brexit a significant step closer. ______ Members of the House of Commons voted by 494 votes to 122 for a law enabling May to...

Brexit: UK MPs back a bill giving the PM power to start Brexit negotiations

Britain’s push to leave the European Union has cleared its first legislative hurdle. ______ UNITED KINGDOM - Members of the UK parliament have voted in favour of allowing the introduction of a bill that would let the government begin Brexit negotiations. MPs voted by 498 to 114...

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