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Theresa May’s Brexit Plan Moves Forward

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/20/2017 at 2:30pm
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the Brexit process on March 29, which will start the two year negotiations for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. From The London Times:

Britain is keen to seek a comprehensive free-trade deal with the...

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Scotland May Seek New Independence Referendum

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 11:30am 3/13/2017 at 11:30am
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As Brexit looms around the United Kingdom, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced she may ask for approval to have another independence referendum. From CNN:

Sturgeon said it was clear that the UK was heading for a “hard Brexit” to the detriment...

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UK Speaker Bercow Voted Remain in Brexit Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/13/2017 at 3:00pm

Uh oh. UK Parliament Speaker John Bercow has found himself in deeper water after he revealed to students that he voted for the UK to remain in the European Union on the Brexit vote. From The Telegraph:

His fresh comments appear to breach the convention that Speakers of the House of Commons...

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UK House of Commons Votes for Brexit Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/1/2017 at 7:30pm

The UK Supreme Court ruled that parliament must vote on Brexit before Prime Minister Theresa May could invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which allows a country to leave the European Union. Well, those members of parliament in the House of Commons voted in favor of continuing the process. ...

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UK Supreme Court Says Parliament Must Vote to Start Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 11:30am 1/24/2017 at 11:30am

The UK Supreme Court has decided that parliament must decide if the government can start the Brexit process. The ruling also stated that the “Scottish Parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies did not need a say.”

Prime Minister Theresa may cannot begin talks with European Union (EU) leaders until parliament votes....

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Trump’s Trade Deal Could Rescue UK Amid EU Bullying Over Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 11:30am 1/17/2017 at 11:30am
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With German Chancellor Angela Merkel threatening U.K. with tough trade negotiations — or ‘hard Brexit, — for daring to leave the E.U., the Trump presidency has come at a very opportune time for the beleaguered British government. President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed U.S.-U.K. trade deal could destroy EU’s designs, Professor Ted Malloch said, the man tapped...

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E.U. to collapse ‘in a few years,’ says Nigel Farage

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 10:00am 11/24/2016 at 10:00am
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The end is nigh for the European Union, predicts the chief architect of Brexit, Nigel Farage. Talking to an Italian TV station, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) said, “In a few years time the European Union won’t exist.” Farage was asked about President-elect Donald Trump’s views on the E.U., Farage replied,...

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Will Brexit and Trump Effect Sweep Western World?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 9:00pm 11/13/2016 at 9:00pm
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The push back against the progressive left’s agenda that culminated in the election of President-elect Trump had been gaining steam for a while now and not just on this side of the Atlantic.

Faced with poor economic growth, an influx of refugees, a sense of losing their national identity, and a variety...

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U.K. Court: Parliament Must Vote on Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 5:10pm 11/3/2016 at 5:10pm

The High Court in the United Kingdom ruled that Parliament must vote when Britain can start the Brexit process, meaning Prime Minister Theresa May cannot invoke Article 50, which opens a two-year window for talks to leave the European Union.

The government plans to appeal the verdict to the Supreme Court, but...

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Brexit: Teresa May Vows to Trigger Article 50 By End of March

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 5:00pm 10/2/2016 at 5:00pm
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In her speech at this weekend’s Conservative Party conference, UK Prime Minister Teresa May revealed her plan to trigger Article 50 by the end of March next year and details of a “Great Repeal Bill” intended to repeal of the 1972 European Communities Act.

Article 50 starts a two-year process to leave...

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Former French President Sarkozy Pledges to Help UK Reverse Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30pm 9/29/2016 at 5:30pm
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As much as I enjoyed former French president Nicholas Sarkozy’s colorful assessment of Obama and heartily disliked his open mike remarks about Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, it

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Polish Official: Brexit May Prompt Other Countries to Leave EU

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 10:30am 9/4/2016 at 10:30am
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Brexit has caused quite the kerfuffle among the countries of the European Union (EU), and amid the dire warnings of lasting DOOOM!, the Polish Finance Minister notes that Brexit shows that the EU is not the only option for the nations of Europe.

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The U.K.’s Brexit vote may have changed attitudes...

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Report: UK PM To Trigger #Brexit Without Parliamentary Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 8/27/2016 at 12:30pm
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Despite concerns that Prime Minister Theresa May will not uphold the June 23rd Brexit vote, it doesn’t look like she is willing to let a three-ring circus develop in which protesters tout bogus climate change links to Brexit or equally bogus claims of economic doom.

The Telegraph is reporting that she will...

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Nigel Farage: Nothing Will Change if Hillary Wins

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 10:30am 8/27/2016 at 10:30am
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The British Brexit leader Nigel Farage recently spoke at a Donald Trump rally and offered some words of encouragement for attendees.

Real Clear Politics reported:

Former leader of...

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Report: Brexit May Not Happen Until 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/15/2016 at 12:00pm

The Sunday Times has reported that Brexit may not happen until the end of 2019, a full year after the government hoped it would occur. These sources said Prime Minister Theresa May’s “new Brexit and international trade departments will not be ready.”

The French and German elections may have a hand in...

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U.K.’s Bold, New Leader Shuts Climate Change Dept.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:00am 7/20/2016 at 10:00am

One of the new pieces of good news coming from Europe last week was from Great Britain.

In the wake of the #Brexit vote, U.K.’s new Prime Minister felt empowered to shut an entire government department.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been facing criticism during her first few days in office over her...

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Anti-Brexit scaremongering fail: Australia Seeks Free Trade Talks with UK

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 8:00pm 7/17/2016 at 8:00pm
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The Brexit vote that resulted in David Cameron stepping down has also prompted a range of apocolyptic fear-mongering that British trade would collapse.

In fact, numerous countries are beginning to explore free trade deals with Britain after its EU exit.  With the 2019 date for Britain’s exit from the EU looming, the...

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