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Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent. What's happening now? The UK has voted to leave the European Union. It is scheduled to depart at 11pm UK time on Friday 29 March, 2019. The UK and EU have provisionally agreed on the three "divorce" issues of how much the UK owes the EU, what happens to the Northern Ireland border and what happens to UK citizens living elsewhere in the EU and EU citizens living in the UK. Talks are now moving on to future relations - after agreement was reached on a 21-month "transition" period to smooth the way to post-Brexit relations. What is the 'transition' period? It refers to a period of time after 29 March, 2019, to 31 December, 2020, to get everything in place and allow businesses and others to prepare for the moment when the new post-Brexit rules between the UK and the EU begin. No. So is Brexit definitely happening? Yes. Yes.

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Brexit: Jargon-busting guide to the key terms Confused by all the Brexit jargon in the news? Here's a glossary to demystify commonly used EU-related terms. Please upgrade your browser Your guide to Brexit jargon Acquis communautaire: A French phrase meaning the entire body of European Union law. Trump and World Order Since the administration of Franklin Roosevelt, 13 successive U.S. presidents have agreed that the United States must assume the mantle of global leadership. Although foreign policy varied from president to president, all sent the clear message that the country stood for more than just its own well-being and that the world economy was not a zero-sum game. That is about to change.

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Brexit timeline: The race to avert ‘no deal’ Parliament's options Hypothetically, if MPs vote to approve the withdrawal agreement with relatively little fuss, we should know with more certainty that 'no deal' has been avoided in January/early February - assuming of course that other EU member states ratify the deal as hoped. This would enable the transition period to commence as planned from late-March 2019. However, if MPs want further assurances about the future trading relationship - for example, Brexiteer MPs gather enough support to force the government to make firmer commitments about leaving the customs union and single market, then this may come as a blow to Theresa May, but it shouldn't be impossible to reconcile. Things could get tricky if lawmakers demand key elements of the UK's exit terms to be renegotiated - for example, the divorce bill or the Irish backstop

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