The race to take over from Theresa May on July 24th, 2019 is at full speed. After eight conservative candidates including Michael Gove, Sajid Javid and Dominic Raab were kicked out of the competition, only two contenders for the PM position remain: Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt and backbencher Boris Johnson.
Will Brexit be cancelled? Will the UK have a new Prime Minister? Will the UK leave the EU and, if so, when?
When we last wrote about Brexit, Theresa May was making last minute amendments to her Brexit proposal ahead of the EU summit. Despite the deal having been approved by EU representatives, it is still unclear whether or not May’s deal will go through on March 29th, 2019.
The much-awaited draft was finally submitted to members of the government after Theresa May and EU negotiators agreed on an exit plan on Wednesday, November 14th.
Two years after UK voters decided to leave the EU, Brexit negotiations seem to be at some sort of deadlock. Yet the country has one certainty: Brexit is going to be a long, painful and expensive process. This is why, a mere week ago, the Telegraph appealed to the public through a petition to ask the government for a second referendum.
According to Eurostat, quarterly growth in the eurozone is down 0.4% compared with 0.7% in the last quarter of 2017.
Although Brexit (British exit) has been a topic of political conversations in the U.K and in the E.U. for months now, it is now debated with a new feeling of urgency, few days ahead of a referendum organised in the United Kingdom on whether the country should leave the European Union or not.
The results of the UK legislative election quickly brought the idea of a "Brexit" (British Exit), i.e. the possible exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, to the forefront of people's minds.