UK ELECTION: Britain’s opposition Labour Party will immediately guarantee the rights of millions of EU citizens living in the UK if it wins a June election.
Tony Blair said, “I just feel we’re allowing ourselves to be hijacked by what is actually quite a small group of people with a very strong ideology.”
“At this election people are going to have a very clear choice, between a Conservative Party which always has been, is and will continue to be a party that believes in lower taxes,” Theresa May said.
Guy Verhofstadt slammed what he called “an attempted power grab” motivated by opportunism, saying it will be of very little consequence in Brussels.
Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.
“The European Union, even after UK will be out, will continue to be the first market in the world, the second largest economy in the world,” Mogherini said.
“I believe that at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, not division,” Theresa May told parliament.
Gina Miller said her “Best for Britain” campaign would raise money to support election candidates who promised to hold full vote on May’s final Brexit deal.
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.”
“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.
“The more access to the internal market Britain wants, the more Britain must submit to EU law,” said Detlef Seif, the deputy EU spokesman for Merkel.
Sturgeon: “In these very changed circumstances the people of Scotland have the right to choose our own future, to exercise our right of self determination.”
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“The Article 50 process is under way and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, United Kingdom is leaving European Union,” Theresa May said.
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.