The United Kingdom will finally leave the European Union on 31 January after 47 years. What will the country's future look like after Brexit? The next 11 months will provide a strong indication.
The UK officially ceased being an EU member on 31 January. For the next 11 months, London and Brussels will try to settle the pending issues in how they want their future relations to look like.
Remainers in Britain repeatedly said that the UK would suffer economically from leaving the customs union, but recent statistics show that British economy might actually be performing better that the EU average.
Following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, London is now tasked with negotiating trade deals with foreign countries, including with the EU itself, during the transition period.
Despite a clear majority of Norwegians polling against joining the EU in recent decades, several parties, including the governing Conservatives, are working to replace the current European Economic Area arrangement with full EU membership.
On 31 January, the United Kingdom became the first country to leave the European Union after more than four decades in the bloc and its preceding organisations, marking the start of a new era as well as potentially spelling the beginning of new challenges for the political and economic entity comprised of 27 remaining states.
Today is Brexit Day. Today is Nigel Farage’s day. But most importantly today is your day. Make no mistake you, the great British Public are the ones most responsible for delivering our country back from the ‘mafia’ like grip of the undemocratic EU.
The three presidents of the main EU institutions say that five decades worth of interconnected policies between their economic bloc and the UK will have to be dismantled and then reconstructed in order to chart a “new way forward as allies, partners and friends”.
Political and economic turbulence aside, Brexit is poised to have a massive impact on Britons’ everyday lives, potentially impacting international travel and the right to live in the EU. Many have sought to avoid scenario this by getting an EU passport.
Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday night after a political battle which has taken almost four years. But what will change and what will stay the same?
In August 2019, Russia's trade representative in London Boris Abramov pointed out that clinching a new trade agreement between Moscow and London “would be beneficial to both parties”.
The UK’s withdrawal from the EU on Friday will be followed by an 11-month transition period, during which Britain will remain committed to the existing trade deals with the bloc, but will be able to negotiate new such agreements with EU members and other countries.
After 47 years in the European Union and its predecessor organisations, Britain is set to wade into a post-Brexit future on Friday, 31 January, putting behind it a protracted period of uncertainty that had haunted the country since the EU withdrawal referendum on 23 June 2016.
Britain’s 47 years in the European Union will come to an end at the stroke of midnight Friday, 31 January, launching an 11-month transition period that will preserve the status quo ahead of the 31 December deadline for Britain and Brussels to negotiate a free trade deal.
LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom risks being subjugated by the United States in post-Brexit trade relationship, with the fall in standards and "marketisation" of public services also presenting major looming risks, according to the Green Party’s home affairs spokesman.