Brexit

Brexit stands to hurt the rest of the EU, too

Stephen Beard Mar 14, 2019
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BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 26: European Union (L) and British Union Jack flags hang at a meeting for British citizens living in Germany to discuss the implications of Great Britain leaving the European Union, known popularly as Brexit, on May 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. On June 23, 2016, UK citizens will vote on a post-legislative referendum on the country's membership in the European Union.  Adam Berry/Getty Images
Brexit

Brexit stands to hurt the rest of the EU, too

Stephen Beard Mar 14, 2019
BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 26: European Union (L) and British Union Jack flags hang at a meeting for British citizens living in Germany to discuss the implications of Great Britain leaving the European Union, known popularly as Brexit, on May 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. On June 23, 2016, UK citizens will vote on a post-legislative referendum on the country's membership in the European Union.  Adam Berry/Getty Images
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British Prime Minister Theresa May endured another tumultuous week as she tried and failed to get lawmakers to approve the Brexit deal she’d agreed with the 27 other European Union member nations. Lawmakers rejected that deal, and they also voted against leaving the EU without a deal, denying May any further leverage in negotiations. Today, they voted to delay Britain’s departure, initially set for March 29. Although the world’s attention is focused on Britain’s problems, Brexit does not bode well for the UK’s partners in Europe, either.

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