“When the referendum was held, nobody knew what it would be about, not British people, not political class,” Barley leader of German Social Democrats (SPD).
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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘UK Cannot Pull Back From Article 50 Brexit Process Without Consent of European Countries’: Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier
“Article 50 does not provide for unilateral withdrawal of notification. In any dealings with European Parliament, Michel Barnier reiterated the above principle.”
Theresa May is facing resistance from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Parliament to her goal of conducting negotiations on Britain’s future trade relations with Europe at the same time as talks on arrangements for Brexit.
UK POLITICS: Brexit: Theresa May Officially Triggers Article 50, Tim Barrow Delivers the Letter to Donald Tusk EU President
“The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union,” Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”
As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit – beginning with the basics.
Brexit has begun, with Britain formally filing Article 50, a letter to the European Union giving notice of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the EU.
“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.
Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..
Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.
Prime Minister Theresa May has the right to begin what could be Britain’s most complex negotiations since World War Two.
European leaders are preparing for formal Brexit negotiations to begin within days should Theresa May trigger Article 50 next week.
UK Prime Minister Theresa has said she will trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty by the end of this month. Here are key dates in the process…
Money will be one of the most contentious elements of the upcoming divorce talks. Other EU nations want Britain to pay its share of budget commitments — estimated informally by EU officials at roughly 60 billion euros.
Defiant Theresa May is determined to trigger Article 50 within two weeks as planned despite suffering her first Parliamentary defeat over Brexit.
The Lords, the upper chamber of parliament comprising veteran politicians and business leaders, began detailed debate on approving triggering of Article 50.
“I’m confident that we’ll do it before our timetable but not necessarily before the one you played out,” Brexit Secretary David Davis said.
Jeremy Corbyn is set to offer Ed Miliband a position in his shadow cabinet, according to reports. The former Labour leader could replace Clive Lewis as shadow business secretary if he quits over Brexit .
Jolyon Maugham London Lawyer, an opponent of leaving the EU, said it was right for Prime Minister Theresa May to start the exit process.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of “demeaning” her office and her country by threatening to make the UK an offshore tax haven if she cannot get the Brexit deal she wants from the EU.
“But if we are forced to be something different, then we will have to become something different,” Hammond said about Britain’s plans to lower corporate tax.