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Brexit: UK withdrawal from the European Union
Brexit was the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) and the European Atomic Energy Community at 23:00 31 January 2020 GMT. The UK is the first and so far only country to have left the EU, after 47 years of having been a member state of the EU and its predecessor, the European Communities (EC), since 1 January 1973. It continued to participate in the European Union Customs Union and European Single Market during a transition period that ended on 31 December 2020 at 23:00 GMT.

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In Pictures: Boris Johnson’s two years as PM marked by unprecedented challenges [Video]

In Pictures: Boris Johnson’s two years as PM marked by unprecedented challenges

The Prime Minister took the reins of office in a Brexit-fixated country but coronavirus would soon present a crisis like no other.Here is a look at those challenging two years in pictures.

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Brexit deal: London appears to be backtracking on the agreement [Video]

Brexit deal: London appears to be backtracking on the agreement

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Brexit and COVID combine to leave supermarket shelves empty in the UK [Video]

Brexit and COVID combine to leave supermarket shelves empty in the UK

Because of Brexit, new drivers from Europe can no longer come to work in the UK as easily as before. Many went home during the COVID pandemic and have not returned.

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Daily politics briefing: July 21 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: July 21

The key facts behind the day's headlines on June 21, it comes as ministers are preparing to outline their proposals to Parliament for solving the “serious challenges” caused by the Northern Ireland..

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'Polexit' fears amid row over whether EU or Polish law reigns supreme [Video]

'Polexit' fears amid row over whether EU or Polish law reigns supreme

Forget Brexit, some think we've moved a step closer to 'Polexit'.

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'Devastating': Crops left to rot in England as Brexit begins to bite [Video]

'Devastating': Crops left to rot in England as Brexit begins to bite

Brexit -- the effects of which kicked in at the start of the year -- means hiring migrant pickers from eastern Europe is now much harder.

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Bonfire tradition continues amid post-Brexit tensions [Video]

Bonfire tradition continues amid post-Brexit tensions

CNN’s Nic Robertson reports from Belfast, Northern Ireland, where citizens celebrate a centuries-old tradition as post-Brexit tensions loom.

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Prospect of united Ireland edges closer, but anger on streets is growing [Video]

Prospect of united Ireland edges closer, but anger on streets is growing

The Unionism that founded Northern Ireland exactly 100 years ago is in crisis and a united Ireland closer than ever. As the climax of the traditionally volatile marching season approaches, anger among..

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Starmer hears NI parties’ concerns about implementation of Brexit [Video]

Starmer hears NI parties’ concerns about implementation of Brexit

Northern Ireland’s political parties have outlined their worries around the implementation of Brexit to Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.

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"Divorce is always negative" - Michel Barnier gives an overview of Brexit [Video]

"Divorce is always negative" - Michel Barnier gives an overview of Brexit

Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, gives his insight on the whole 1600 days of Brexit and discusses his new book on his role and experience during the discussions. He also reveals his..

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Northern Ireland entrepreneurs face new challenges| Oneindia News [Video]

Northern Ireland entrepreneurs face new challenges| Oneindia News

Northern Ireland has had a special status since Brexit. EU and British politicians avoided a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to prevent unrest. But moving goods between..

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Michel Barnier: Britain needs to respect the Brexit deal in order to maintain its image [Video]

Michel Barnier: Britain needs to respect the Brexit deal in order to maintain its image

Michel Barnier sat down for an in depth discussion on Brexit. Mr. Barnier has just published a diary that details his personal insights into the twists and turns of the negotiations

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‘Wurst’ is behind us in UK-EU ‘sausage war’ – Boris Johnson [Video]

‘Wurst’ is behind us in UK-EU ‘sausage war’ – Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has suggested that the post-Brexit dispute over chilled meats heading to Northern Ireland from Britain will improve following a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.The German..

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Merkel visits UK: COVID travel and post-Brexit ties overshadow German Chancellor's trip [Video]

Merkel visits UK: COVID travel and post-Brexit ties overshadow German Chancellor's trip

Angela Merkel is due to meet Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle and Boris Johnson at Chequers during her last official UK visit as German Chancellor.

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Sunak: UK to become world's most "advanced" financial hub [Video]

Sunak: UK to become world's most "advanced" financial hub

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has vowed to make the UK the most "advanced and exciting" financial services hub in the world. Speaking at Mansion House, the Chancellor outlined his ambitions for the UK's..

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Brexit’s NI Protocol is lawful but conflicts with Acts of Union, judge rules [Video]

Brexit’s NI Protocol is lawful but conflicts with Acts of Union, judge rules

Brexit’s Irish Sea border conflicts with legislation that created the United Kingdom but is still lawful, a judge in Belfast has ruled.Two legal challenges against the lawfulness of the Northern..

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EU, UK agree to three-month 'sausage war' ceasefire [Video]

EU, UK agree to three-month 'sausage war' ceasefire

The European Union agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire with the United Kingdom in a post-Brexit dispute dubbed the "sausage war" by extending a grace period for shipments of certain meat products from..

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Post-Brexit residency: Many EU citizens face uncertainty as UK deadline arrives [Video]

Post-Brexit residency: Many EU citizens face uncertainty as UK deadline arrives

Wednesday is the deadline for applications for the UK government's post-Brexit "settled status" scheme for EU nationals living in the country.

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Boris Johnson rejects claim UK-Australia trade deal would see farmers 'lose their livelihoods'

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