Brexit, a portmanteau of "British" and "exit", is the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). It follows the referendum of 23 June 2016 when 51.9 per cent of voters chose to leave the EU. Withdrawal has been advocated by Eurosceptics, both left-wing and right-wing, while pro-Europeanists, who also span the political spectrum, have advocated continued membership.
LONDON (Reuters) - Three cabinet ministers have publicly indicated they could back plans to delay Brexit if hardline MPs vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a new deal with the European.. Firstpost - Published
by Stephanie Boyd -
As if matters on Brexit couldn’t get more complicated, it seems this week that a number of UK politicians have decided to take a stance and break away from their main parties.. One News Page Staff - Published
Brexit has torn the fabric of Britain's political system, say a group of 11 lawmakers behind a dramatic series of defections that have sent shockwaves through one of the world's oldest and most stable..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, the deputy head of the European Commission said that the risk of Britain crashing out of the EU on March 29th without a deal to ease Brexit has increased..
Barclays earnings missed forecasts for 2018, with provisions for Brexit one factor, but shares in the bank rose after signs of a turnaround at its investment banking unit. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
By Alastair Macdonald and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May held "constructive" talks in Brussels on Wednesday as she sought concessions on Brexit.. Firstpost - Published
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May makes another trip to Brussels on Wednesday, hoping European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker may prove more yielding.. Firstpost - Published
(Reuters) - A no-deal Brexit would be a "mutual calamity" for Britain and the European Union that would deliver a sharp blow to the British economy, Finance Minister Philip Hammond said on.. Firstpost - Published
LONDON (Reuters) - Gibraltar's leader on Monday said an incursion into British waters by a Spanish warship at the weekend was a quixotic attempt at intimidation but that the people of Gibraltar would.. Firstpost - Published
LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Authorities in Madrid and Gibraltar gave differing versions on Monday of an incident in which a Spanish warship told commercial ships to leave anchorages near Gibraltar, the.. Firstpost - Published
LONDON (Reuters) - A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but was challenged by the British navy and sailed away, Gibraltar said, the.. Firstpost - Published
By Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron will describe Brexit as a wake-up call in a speech this month in which he will outline how Europe must be more assertive in the face of rival world.. Firstpost - Published
By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain's main opposition party had been.. Firstpost - Published