On June 23, the nationwide referendum on EU membership was held in the United Kingdom, in which 51.9 percent of voters said the country should leave the bloc. In early October, UK Prime Minister Theresa May promised to start the process of leaving the European Union in March 2017.
The EU Commission president reiterated he had been and would be further "sad" because of Brexit.
A referendum held before Brexit would give the Scottish people an opportunity to remain in the EU single market before negotiations on the matter are finalized, according to the deputy leader of the Scottish National Party.
Gerry Adams, the president of the Irish republican party Sinn Fein, asked US Congressional leaders on Thursday to support Northern Ireland’s remaining in the European Union after Brexit.
A "hard Brexit" could have serious consequences for Spain, dealing a blow to exports, EU funding and policy, the Spanish el Pais newspaper reported, citing an obtained report by the Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union on Friday.
Slovakia' prime minister ruled out separate talks with London concerning Brexit.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has criticized the European Union for the lack of focus on environmental issues and the problems of sustainable development in the White Paper on the bloc’s development after Brexit, the director of the WWF European Policy Office said Wednesday.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Friday called on citizens to ignore former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s anti-Brexit speech as showing contempt and doubting the intelligence of the electorate.
The United Kingdom's looming departure from the European Union is not inevitable and the UK public can still reverse the process once it finds out the costs of Brexit, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said Friday.
EU membership has been highly effective for the Irish economy and the access to the EU Single Marker and the Customs Union is vital for the country, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said.
Scotland has no veto over triggering of Article 50, its voting rejecting the Brexit bill is futile, and it would not remain in the European Union as an independent state either, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday.
The UK withdrawal from the European Union may result in Britain's losing up to 30,000 jobs in the financial sector, while the remaining EU countries would be able to accelerate development of their financial markets and improve resilience against shocks, Bruegel think tank's report said Wednesday.
A trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union may be made within the two-year Brexit negotiation period and a good agreement is a priority for both sides, Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis told Sky News on the sidelines of an EU summit in Malta.
The first minister of Wales said he was not going to stand in the way of people who had voted to leave the European Union.
Jo Stevens said she believed Brexit was "a terrible mistake" and that she could not vote for the measure that would make it unavoidable.
The German chancellor called on the European Union to avoid disintegration.
The United Kingdom plans to introduce a bill into parliament for the government to launch a formal Brexit procedure shortly, UK's Brexit Minister David Davis said Tuesday after the UK Supreme Court rejected London's appeal seeking to trigger withdrawal talks unilaterally.
Leaving the European Union’s single market will have disaster consequences for the economy of the United Kingdom and will instigate Scotland to withdraw from the United Kingdom, member of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade from the United Kingdom David Martin told Sputnik.
The United Kingdom's desire to leave the EU single market and partially leave the customs union but to keep tariff-free relations with the bloc is a negotiation strategy employed to examine Brussel's readiness for the dialogue on Brexit, the secretary general of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Kunio Mikuriya, told Sputnik Friday.
A hard Brexit outlined by UK Prime Minister Theresa May may have a profound impact on UK-Irish economic relations, bilateral trade, and will divide Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with a "hard border," Lord Alfred Dubs, a member of the EU External Affairs Sub-Committee in the UK House of Lords, told Sputnik.
Britain will "reinvent" itself if it loses access to the European Single Market, according to the chancellor of the exchequer.
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