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Old 03-20-2017, 09:30 AM   #1
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Default British Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday to begin the historic divorce process from the EU

E-Day is March 29! May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday to begin the historic divorce process from the EU
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Downing Street announces Article 50 process will be triggered next Wednesday
Means Theresa May has kept to her promise of beginning Brexit by end of March
PM will make statement to Commons after letter handed to European Council
Downing Street flatly denies that there will be a general election before 2020
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...-MARCH-29.html
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Old 03-28-2017, 11:46 AM   #2
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The historic moment draws near: How Theresa May will trigger Article 50 TOMORROW with a landmark letter that makes Brexit irreversible

May will send a letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk tomorrow at 12.30pm
The PM has spent months preparing for tomorrow's moment which triggers talks
As well as sending the letter, May will make a statement to MPs on its contents


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...rticle-50.html


The document was said by No 10 to be one of the most important
in Britain's recent history as it officially begins the irreversible
two-year Brexit process set to end on March 29, 2019
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Old 03-29-2017, 09:12 AM   #3
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Historic moment for Britain as Article 50 letter is FINALLY delivered to the EU headquarters in Brussels - with Theresa May's pledge to 'restore our national self-determination'
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The Prime Minister signed the historic letter triggering EU divorce last night
Hand-delivered to European Council Donald Tusk in Brussels this afternoon
Negotiations will now start on details of the Brexit process set to last until 2019
PM vowed to restore 'self-determination' for the UK as she updated MPs
Letter warns EU trying to punish the UK in negotiations would be 'costly mistake'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...triggered.html
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Old 03-29-2017, 02:19 PM   #4
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I do hope that this works out well for you folks.
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In and of itself, Brexit is way overblown from US perspective. Makes little to no diff to your average American how England arranges its treaties, trade and otherwise, with continental Europe.

However, people are freaking out for a more abstract, emotional, long-term reason. They think that the promise of 1 Europe was an end to the centuries of European wars. Brexit, they sense, is the pendulum swinging away from grand-unified-Europe and back to the old way, the way it was for many centuries when there were a bunch of countries in ye olde christiandom. This, they fear, means back to European wars too. I think they are probably wrong. If there is another European war, it is a very long way off.
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