On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum on leaving the European Union. England and Wales voted in favor of leaving the European Union, while Scotland and Northern Ireland voted against.
Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union officially kicked off on June 19, and are due to be completed by the end of March 2019.
Urgent talks are underway between Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and leaders of Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein after Brexit discussions between the UK and the EU broke down in Brussels.
The British Prime Minister now finds herself in a difficult situation, as her Northern Irish coalition partners have threatened vital Brexit talks, creating a major obstacle to the UK's efforts to leave the European Union.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to hold vital talks with EU leaders today that will decide the future of Brexit.
The prospect of Brexit has become a nightmare for Nordic fishermen, who may lose access to the rich fishing grounds around the British Isles following the UK's divorce from the European Union.
The plan, presented to EU leaders "behind closed doors," reportedly says that London would have a good transition deal if the British government accepts new Brussels rules for the post-Brexit period.
Germany might have to bear some consequences of Brexit as one of the EU key players.
The exit of the UK, which currently provides 12% of the EU budget, from the bloc leaves Brussels needing to rebalance its books. Iain Begg of the London School of Economics and Political Science's European Institute told Radio Sputnik how the EU's 27 remaining members are likely to react to requests for more money – or budget cuts.
Britain has released white papers on trade and customs after Brexit and negotiations with the EU are underway.
The European Parliament is holding a plenary session on Tuesday where they will discuss negotiations with the UK, as the March 2019 date for Britain's withdrawal from the EU approaches.
The UK primer minister outlined the future of London's ties with the European Union amid the Brexit process.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday denies his possible resignation over Brexit disagreements with PM Theresa May concerning Brexit issues.
The UK plans to slash EU immigration after Brexit, but the proposed measures could leave the country with a skills shortage, Dr. Catherine Barnard told Radio Sputnik.
The third round of Brexit talks is underway between the UK and the EU, and both sides are criticizing each other of lacking a constructive approach to the process. Sputnik Radio took a look into the future and talked with Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas about what relations there could be between the two sides after the UK leaves the bloc.
As the newest round of negotiations on Brexit proceeded, the UK came under fire from EU authorities, who criticized its position as "unserious" and non-constructive. Sputnik Radio discussed the issue with the founder of the United Kingdom Independence Party Alan Sked, who explained what message the EU rhetoric actually sends to the UK.
Brexit negotiation processes have stalled as the EU considers all of the UK’s proposals unsatisfactory, and focusing on Britain’s separation payment and other immediate Brexit conditions rather than possible post-Brexit trade opportunities.
Big business and banks have more say in Brexit talks than ordinary UK citizens, a new report from the Corporate Europe Observatory and Global Justice says. Jean Blaylock, a policy officer with the Global Justice Now, told Sputnik that increasing corporate control is leading to a “Big Business Brexit,” not one that would benefit the whole country.
A number of UK companies are using the ongoing Brexit process to abuse the rights of their workers by freezing salary payments, refusing to pay bonuses or threatening pension schemes, the Unite trade union said Monday in a statement
Every third British Jew has considered leaving the UK over the past two years amid growing anti-Semitic sentiment in the country, a poll revealed on Sunday.
Elimination of customs barriers with the non-European markets will boost the UK’s economic growth, a report found, yet, the critics say, disruptions in trade ties with the European Union could bring more visible negative effects in the near-term.
The European Commission would "carefully" study Britain's proposal on setting up an interim customs agreement with the European Union, according to a statement issued by the Commission on Tuesday.
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