In a referendum in June 2016, a majority of the electorate – 51.9 percent – voted in favor of Brexit and breaking away from the EU, while 48.1 percent voted to stay. Britain is set to leave on March 29, 2019.
You can forgive Labour MPs for trying to make the most of having to sit through yet another Theresa May Brexit speech. The opposition benches laughed and jeered the PM as she rehashed the platitudes from her Mansion House talk.
An almost audible yawn emitted from political pundits across the UK during Theresa May's latest 'Road to Brexit' speech. Not for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson though, who missed the address completely.
Theresa May has told the European Union (EU) she will not allow a Brexit deal to break up the United Kingdom. She also said it is time to 'get on with it' as she hinted anger at the conduct of politicians in Brussels.
The Battle of the Boyne may have taken place in 1690, but it has cast a long shadow across both Great Britain and Ireland. Now, 328 years later, it threatens to scupper English dreams of leaving the EU.