Britain is holding a referendum on its membership of the European Union on June 23, 2016.
The UK Parliament has finally agreed to hold a 12 December snap general election after Labour accepted that a no deal withdrawal from the EU had been taken off the table, but the issue of Brexit is set to dominate the six-week campaign.
In anticipation of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, the government launched a major information campaign urging UK nationals living in and travelling to the EU to take steps to get ready for Brexit, including information on residency, healthcare, driving licences and passports.
While British lawmakers voted by a slim majority on 22 October to endorse Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill in principle, they rejected an accelerated timetable for debating it, with the UK now awaiting a decision from the EU on an extension beyond the current withdrawal deadline of 31 October.
According to research carried out by an SEO platform, three news websites viewed as pro-Remain account for over half of all Brexit-related search results.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson scored a major win in agreeing upon a new Brexit deal with the EU, but faces a new battle as the divorce settlement must pass the House of Commons before he can deliver his promise to leave the bloc on 31 October.
A new legal bid is seeking to effectively suspend the withdrawal agreement just one day before lawmakers are set to have a say on it.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that his country and Brussels have reached a “great new” Brexit deal, the text of which still needs the approval of the UK and the EU parliaments, against the backdrop of the crunch EU summit and the fast approaching 31 October withdrawal deadline.
Amidst hopes of a potential Brexit deal being announced ahead of a crunch summit in Brussels, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson seeks to deliver on his promise to take his country out of the EU bloc by the scheduled 31 October deadline.
London and Brussels are understood to be on the brink of reaching an agreement after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made concessions regarding Northern Ireland. However, EU sources are reportedly concerned that there might be not enough time to solve the technical issues stemming from the new customs arrangement in the region.
British and EU Brexit negotiators met Friday morning in a last-ditch effort to restart talks on an orderly Brexit, as "promising signals" were reported to hold out a glimmer of hope that a deal could be inked just days before a crunch EU summit.
With the deadline for the UK to exit the European Union fast approaching, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is meeting the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier after a glimmer of hope has been offered by “constructive” talks between PM Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is getting ready for a huge Brexit showdown, with a crunch Brussels summit looming next week and a fast-approaching 31 October deadline for taking the country out of the EU.
As UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is trying to negotiate a new Brexit deal with just three weeks to go before the October deadline; negotiations between Britain and the EU have stumbled over the Irish backstop issue.
The European Union is widely expected to reject UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's latest Brexit proposals, as the 31 October deadline for taking the country out of the EU looms near.
The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the advice Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave to the Queen regarding the suspension of Parliament was unlawful and that the prorogation was "void and of no effect"; their decision was followed by an immediate call by House Speaker John Bercow to recall parliament on 25 September.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in New York for the UN General Assembly, where he is slated to meet with European leaders as part of his push to secure a Brexit deal by the end of October; the Brexit drama unfolds in the UK’s Supreme Court with a ruling expected later today on whether Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to meet his European counterparts in New York as he struggles with shrinking Brexit options, since the House of Commons voted to legislate against a no-deal exit.
Earlier this week Sky News reported that EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker insisted he was doing "everything to get a deal", but warned the UK that crashing out of the European Union without an agreement would have "catastrophic consequences."
The UK government’s process of quitting the EU has been frustrated on numerous occasions by Remain-supporting lords who have proposed amendments to the Withdrawal Bill, which offers stronger protections against the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, and putting the brakes on post-exit trade plans.
It was earlier reported that Downing Street was planning to pull British diplomats from Brussels in a bid to reinforce the message that the UK is determined to leave the EU by the 31 October deadline.