Withdrawal from the European Union

Britain’s escape

After a dramatic period of four years and six months and a trade deal with the European Union, Britain has won back its independence - a fundamental right for every sovereign state which is now viewed as an anachronism, since nationalism - and patriotism even - are treated as evil. 

New Year, new rules: UK begins post-Brexit future

Britain on Jan. 1 began a new year and life outside Europe, after leaving the bloc's single market trading rules to go it alone for the first time in nearly half a century.

Brexit, which has dominated politics on both sides of the Channel since 2016, became reality an hour before midnight, ending the U.K.'s 48-year obligation to follow Brussels' rules.

Auld lang syne: New Year brings final UK-EU Brexit split

Like a separated couple still living together, Britain and the European Union spent 2020 wrangling and wondering whether they can still be friends.

On Thursday, the UK is finally moving out. At 11 p.m. London time — midnight in Brussels — Britain will economically and practically leave the the 27-nation bloc, 11 months after its formal political departure.

British PM Johnson's Father Applying for French Citizenship

The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was in the process of applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with the European Union after Brexit.

Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament who voted Remain in Britain's 2016 referendum, told RTL radio he wanted to become a French citizen because of strong family links to France.

Ambassador says UK, Slovenia to continue to cooperate closely

As the EU and UK have reached a trade and cooperation agreement to enable smooth transition to the full Brexit, British Ambassador to Slovenia Tiffany Sadler has assessed that, as the UK will always be a “close friend and partner to Slovenia”, the deal enables the UK to continue to work with Slovenia as partners to tackle global challenges.

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