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Britain’s future uncertain following Brexit Day

Anti-Brexit remain in the European Union supporter Steve Bray, second left, protests outside the Houses of Parliament to coincide with the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions at the Houses of Parliament, in London, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor

February 9, 2020

Anti-Brexit sentiments became more apparent than ever as Jan 31. marked the United Kingdom officially leaving the European Union – after nearly three and a half years of stalled negotiations following the controversial vote. Even though Brexit Day was ceremoniously hailed as the nation’s exit, Bri...

UK’s Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Britain's Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson leaves Conservative Party headquarters with his partner Carrie Symonds and their dog Dilyn, in London, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party appeared on course Friday to win a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament— a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.

Associated Press

December 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. With 648 of the...

Undone by Brexit, May steps down as Conservative leader

In this Friday, June 9, 2017 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England. A general election called by May to bolster her party's numbers in Parliament to help with the Brexit negotiations backfires as her Conservative Party loses its majority and continues in a weakened state as a minority government.

Jill Lawless, Associated Press

June 7, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's time as Conservative Party leader ended Friday, not with a bang but a whimper. May, who announced her departure two weeks ago after her career was undone by the Brexit mess, formally stepped down in a private exchange of letters with the party,...

Brexit uncertainty hits students

Brexit uncertainty hits students

Doug Klain, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2019

The British parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan in a historically brutal vote last Tuesday. With MPs voting 432 to 202 to reject the deal, British prospects for a Brexit deal were thrown into doubt. This was huge news for DePaul senior Glenn Johnston, who currently interns in...

Scotland: No to independence

Scotland: No to independence

AJ Karolczak

September 21, 2014

Voters choose to preserve union with England Marked by record voter turnout and participation, the Scottish people rejected the option of becoming an independent nation Sept. 18, choosing to remain part of the United Kingdom. Read More »...

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