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Britain, EU Begin New Era Of Relations After Brexit

Four-and-a-half years after a British referendum on membership in the European Union (EU), Brexit is finally reality after Britain left the single market at the stroke of midnight CET (2300 GMT) on New Year’s Eve. Never before had an EU

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JUST IN: Prime Minister Johnson Signs Agreement For Britain To Leave EU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed Britain’s EU divorce agreement on Friday after Brussels’ top two officials earlier did likewise at a ceremony behind closed doors. “Today I have signed the Withdrawal Agreement for the UK to leave the EU

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Brexit: European leaders agree extension to 31 January

EU leaders have agreed in principle to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020 – meaning the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday. EU Council President Donald Tusk said it was a “flextension” – meaning the UK could leave

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Brexit: British Prime Minister Confirms Deal

Elated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday confirmed that a Brexit deal has been agreed between UK and EU when he tweeted: “We’ve got a great new deal that takes back control.” The agreement is coming on the heels

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Nigerians Should See Brexit As An Opportunity – UK

The British Government has advised Nigerians to see Brexit as an opportunity of opening its relationship with the rest of the world through the exiting the EU. The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Gill Atkinson, gave the advice

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Theresa May Breaks Down In Tears During Her Resignation Speech

The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced her resignation, breaking down in tears as she revealed she will stand down as Conservative party leader on Friday 7 June. Ms May said she had “done my best” in her statement outside

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British MPs Reject Brexit Deal For Third Time

Emmanuel Olorunfemi with Agencies The United Kingdom’s Members of Parliament (MPs) have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union withdrawal agreement by 344 votes to 286, throwing the withdrawal (Brexit) plans into further doubt. According to BBC, PM Theresa May

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Theresa May Accused Of ‘Bribing MPs’ With £1.6bn Post-Brexit Fund

Theresa May is being accused of “bribing MPs” in “a desperate measure to buy votes” as she launches a £1.6bn fund for pro-Brexit towns. The new “Stronger Towns Fund”, with cash handouts for constituencies that voted Leave, is being unveiled

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UK MPs Stun Prime Minister May In Vote Against Brexit Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes – the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain’s

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BREAKING: British PM Loses Key Vote On Brexit Procedure In parliament

Britain’s government suffered another setback Wednesday as MPs voted to force it to announce within three sitting days what steps it will take next if its Brexit deal is rejected by parliament next week as appears likely. The contentious amendment

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