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Mar 8, 2016, 1:00pm EST
  • April 23, 2019

    The killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland revives fears of the Troubles

    A dissident group known as the "new IRA" said journalist Lyra McKee was "tragically killed" while standing near police.

  • April 11, 2019

    The new Brexit deadline is October 31

    The EU and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed on a Halloween Brexit, avoiding a no-deal exit on Friday.

  • April 5, 2019

    The Brexit that never ends: UK asks EU for more time, again

    Prime Minister Theresa May requested another short Brexit extension ahead of the April 12 deadline.

  • April 4, 2019

    UK Parliament was suspended because of a water leak. Cue the Brexit metaphors.

    As if Brexit wasn’t bad enough, the roof of the House of Commons is literally leaking.

  • April 2, 2019

    Prime Minister Theresa May changes course on Brexit

    May said she would seek a longer extension to avoid a no-deal on April 12 — and that she’d work with the opposition Labour Party to agree to a new plan.

  • April 1, 2019

    UK Parliament fails to agree on a new Brexit plan — again

    Members of Parliament had another chance to break the political stalemate. But they rejected all four Brexit options, including a second referendum and a customs union.

  • March 29, 2019

    British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit agreement fails for a third time

    The UK must now likely consider a longer extension — or risk a no-deal Brexit on April 12.

  • March 28, 2019

    The last 24 hours of Brexit, explained

    Parliament voted "no" on all the Brexit options, as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to bring back her deal for a third vote.

  • March 27, 2019

    Prime Minister Theresa May says she’ll resign if Parliament passes her Brexit deal

    She made the announcement during a speech to Conservative Party members. But it’s still not clear her Brexit plan will pass on a third try.

  • March 27, 2019

    How the UK Parliament will try to break the Brexit impasse

    Members of Parliament took control of the Brexit process by agreeing to hold "indicative votes."

  • March 23, 2019

    The massive anti-Brexit protest march in the UK, in 19 photos

    Over a million protesters took to the streets of London Saturday to demand a second Brexit referendum.

  • March 22, 2019

    Your questions about WTF is going on with Brexit, answered

    Vox’s foreign podcast, Worldly, covers what you need to know ahead of Britain’s exit.

  • March 22, 2019

    Mark your calendars: the new Brexit deadline is April 12

    The EU granted Prime Minister Theresa May a short extension — but the UK needs to pass her Brexit deal, come up with a new plan, or risk crashing out of the bloc.

  • March 20, 2019

    The Brexit extension drama, explained as much as possible

    Prime Minister Theresa May asked the EU for a short Brexit extension — and is looking for a third vote on her Brexit deal.

  • March 14, 2019

    The UK Parliament has voted to delay Brexit

    The European Union will have to approve any extension, likely at a summit next week.

  • March 14, 2019

    UK Parliament rejects second referendum in latest Brexit vote

    The issue came up as an amendment during Thursday’s vote on a Brexit deadline extension. Supporters say this won’t be the last chance to make a people’s vote happen.

  • March 13, 2019

    UK Parliament rejects leaving the EU without a Brexit deal

    Now it will vote on whether to ask the European Union for a delay, as Prime Minister Theresa May pushes for a third vote on her Brexit deal.

  • March 12, 2019

    Theresa May’s Brexit deal fails — again

    Now Parliament is expected to vote on whether it wants to leave the EU without a deal on March 29 — or ask for a deadline extension.

  • March 12, 2019

    Here’s what to know about the latest Brexit vote

    The UK got some last-minute assurances from the EU, but it’s not clear if it will be enough to win support for the prime minister’s deal.

  • March 8, 2019

    Deal? No deal? Delay? Here’s the week ahead in Brexit votes.

    The Brexit deal will get a second vote. If it’s defeated, Parliament will vote on whether to leave the EU without a deal, or seek an extension.

  • March 6, 2019

    Brexit has turned me into a prepper

    I’d never stockpiled anything in my life, until the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit loomed.

  • February 26, 2019

    Theresa May just offered another Brexit option: to delay

    The British prime minister said if lawmakers vote down her deal again, they can vote for a short-term extension of the Brexit deadline.

  • February 18, 2019

    Brexit’s Irish border problem, explained

    The so-called "Irish backstop" has derailed the Brexit deal. But the breakup of the United Kingdom and the European Union is threatening to interrupt a 20-year peace process in Northern Ireland.

  • February 14, 2019

    Brexit chaos: Theresa May loses yet another vote

    The hardline Brexiteers in her party have said they don’t like her approach, undercutting her (already weak) position with the European Union.

  • February 12, 2019

    Theresa May to Parliament: give me just a little more time on Brexit

    The British PM says she’s still trying to work out her deal with the EU as the deadline looms next month.

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