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European Union begins process to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions

The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the 28-member EU, said that its decision to start the process would be published in the EU official journal on Feb. 12, triggering a countdown that could run until August 2020.

Where a no-deal Brexit would hurt Europe the most

The regions most exposed to a no-deal Brexit would experience issues like disruptions in trade, costly tariffs, fragmented supply chains and restrictions on services.


British Transport Secretary says Brexit will not be delayed

With less than two months until Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, many believe it is inevitable that the government will have to request an extension to Article 50.

Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians: End your bickering

With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law for Britain to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is in the deepest political crisis in half a century as it grapples with how, or even whether, to exit the European project it joined in 1973.

Dutch PM Rutte: Britain must tell us what it wants

"It is now up to the British to indicate what they want," he told reporters in The Hague in reaction to Tuesday's vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. "We have a little bit more time, but it is really going down to the wire."

Brexit deal rejected by UK Parliament, Theresa May to face no-trust vote

Parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst parliamentary defeat for a government in recent British history. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promptly called a vote of no confidence in May's government, to be held within 24 hours.


Brexit deal rejected: Only positive solution for UK is to stay in EU, says Donald Tusk

"If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only positive solution is?" Tusk tweeted after the vote.

Angry protests bring Britain's Brexit divide to Parliament's doors

On Tuesday, members of parliament called on police to do more to tackle intimidation of politicians and journalists outside parliament after protesters yelled abuse at a prominent Conservative lawmaker.

Ahead of Brexit, Britons seeking Irish passports up 22 percent in 2018

With three months left until the UK is due to leave the EU on March 29, the draft divorce deal reached between both sides is floundering ahead of a planned vote in the British parliament next month.

Don’t be evil

The fining of Google by EU’s competition commissioner is not just about the money

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Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.