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Brexit Finally Arrives Friday: A Momentous yet Quiet Moment

BRUSSELS — Friday will mark a truly historic moment, but almost nothing will happen. A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by Brexiteers in London at the moment of Britain's depart...
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UK Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 as Brexit Bites

LONDON — The British economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties heaped pressure on firms, official figures showed Friday. The decline is set to raise alarm that the economy could experience its fi...
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UK’s May Has Eye on Rebellion as EU Prepares for Brexit Push

LONDON — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to ...

What Did Trump Dish Up in Britain? A Fresh Plate of Chaos.

BLENHEIM PALACE, England — President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony Thursday was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime Minister Theresa Ma...