Brexit


U.K. PM May to Seek Early Election on June 8

In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain’s…

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Brexit Negotiations Likely to be Contentious

Nine months after the historic Brexit referendum, the U.K. formally notified E.U. Council President Donald Tusk this week that it will leave the European Union. The results of the forthcoming…

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Brexit Doesn’t Have to Be a Disaster

As British Prime Minister Theresa May starts the clock on Britain’s departure from the European Union, there’s no real question that the divorce is going to hurt both parties —…

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FOCUS: Timeline of Events Leading Up to Brexit

A timeline of key events related to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union: Jan. 23, 2013: British Prime Minister David Cameron promises a referendum on Britain’s membership to the…

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British PM May to Fire Starting Gun on Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance…

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U.K. PM May to Trigger Brexit on March 29

Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal notification of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the European Union, on March 29, a spokesman…

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May, Sturgeon Tussle Over Scottish Independence Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union — a move condemned as a “democratic outrage”…

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Sturgeon to May: Don’t Block Independence Vote

The British and Scottish leaders traded barbs Tuesday over Scotland’s desire to hold a vote on independence just as the U.K. is negotiating its exit from the European Union. Scottish…

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