What exactly is happening with Brexit?

Aug 29, 2019
It’s been a big week for Brexit.  The queen gave the green light for the government, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to suspend parliament after members return from summer recess from early September until Oct. 14. That’s just two weeks before Brexit.  The decision sparked outrage, support, a drop in the value of the […]
Pro-EU supporters protest outside the Houses of Parliament on Aug. 28, 2019 in London, England.
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UK's Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit

Aug 28, 2019
The timing of the decision took lawmakers by surprise. One called the move "sinister."
BIARRITZ, FRANCE - AUGUST 24: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a press conference in the Bellevue hotel conference room at the conclusion of the G7 summit on August 24, 2019 in Biarritz, France.
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May Day: UK Parliament rejects prime minister’s Brexit deal

Mar 12, 2019
Great Britain is without a plan just 17 days before the country's proposed exit from the European Union.
British Prime Minister Theresa May departs after speaking at a press conference after attending a special session of the European Council over Brexit on November 25, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
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British Prime Minister May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

Jan 16, 2019
The narrow victory comes a day after her European Union divorce deal was rejected.
British Prime Minister Theresa May in 2017 signs the official letter to the European Council invoking Article 50 and the United Kingdom's intention to leave the EU.
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What's next for Brexit?

Mar 15, 2017
The optimistic view: Britain and the European Union realize they need each other.
When the United Kingdom exits the European Union, large companies will first need to work out their relationships with the single market, says Kamal Ahmed of the BBC.
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Parliament has to approve Brexit, a court has ruled

Nov 3, 2016
The Brexit process is supposed to begin in March.
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Britain clearing out antiquated laws

Dec 31, 2015
British lawmakers are set to abolish some ancient statutes that look silly today.

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Former Barclays CEO answers questions on LIBOR rate fixing

Jul 4, 2012
Yesterday Bob Diamond resigned as CEO of Barclays Bank, and this hour he's sitting before a Parliamentary committee in London. Parliament is investigating the possible manipulation of interest rates by Barclays and other banks.

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