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Mar 29 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement with the European Union suffered its third successive defeat in Parliament on Friday. That means Britain could still be heading for a no-deal exit from the EU on April 12, a soft Brexit, or no Brexit at all.
The one certain thing is that May's deal is toast. The math just doesn't add up in her favor.
So what happensWashington Examiner
Jan 31 2020
“Brexit cleared its last formal hurdle in Brussels on Thursday… The 27 EU member states that Britain will leave behind at midnight in Brussels on Friday approved the withdrawal agreement reached last October.” (Reuters)
The left focuses on the challenges awaiting Britain.
The right celebrates Brexit for returning decision-making to British voters.The Flip Side
Mar 14 2019
With Parliament deadlocked, politicians vote Thursday on whether to delay Brexit after they rejected a no-deal split from the European Union. Theresa May hasn’t given up on getting her deal ratified; her office said she’d put it to a third vote in Parliament if it was “worthwhile” to do so.
Parliament to debate delaying Brexit, votes expected after 5 p.m.;Bloomberg
Apr 08 2019
“Britain’s opposition Labour Party said on Friday that talks with the government on a last-ditch Brexit deal had made no progress, as EU leaders said Prime Minister Theresa May had not convinced them that they should let Britain delay its departure next week. May wrote to Brussels asking European Union leaders to postpone Britain’s exit from next Friday until June 30.” (Reuters)
TheThe Flip Side
Jan 29 2019
Theresa May has told MPs she will seek to re-open negotiations with the EU over the Northern Ireland backstop.BBC News
Dec 24 2020
Brexit came down to the wire but it arrived Thursday, with a new trade deal between the United Kingdom and European Union. Arguments about whether this is a good or bad deal for either side matter less than the fact that British voters have finally received what they voted for in 2016.
Britain left the European Union on Jan. 31 and has been in a transitional period applying most EUWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Mar 30 2017
Perspectives BlogThis week, the UK began formal Brexit proceedings, the long process of withdrawing from the European Union. Theresa May delivered Article 50 to the European Council, the first step in a two year long process. In April or May, the Council will meet to finalize the negotiation process. They will decide what the terms of separation will be during these meetings. Finally, the European Parliament John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Feb 04 2023
The Brexit gong rang three years ago, but for green campaigners that sound was also the death knell for U.K. environmental protections.
On the third anniversary of the U.K.'s departure from the European Union, a bill intended to revoke, replace or revise pieces of EU legislation is making its way through the House of Lords. It's also targeting EU environmental protections that havePolitico
Feb 27 2023
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday signed a new trade deal with the European Union designed to remedy problems caused by the Northern Ireland Protocol.CNBC
Feb 27 2023
Ursula von der Leyen is in the UK for a meeting with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and will also meet with the King at Windsor Castle, where tea will be served, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. It comes after negotiations over Northern Ireland heated up in recent weeks, following months of impasse over how to handle border checks in the nation, which is part of the UK but shares a softCNN (Online News)