Comments by Theresa May regarding Britain's exit from the EU have weighed on the pound, but British equities have surged recently.
As Prime Minister Theresa May enters the second phase of Brexit negotiations, a poll commissioned by UK daily The Independent shows that more than half of Britons want to remain in the European Union.
In a major blow to Theresa May's government, the British parliament has granted itself the power to determine the fate of a final Brexit deal. The move follows the European Parliament's warning on London back-pedaling.
The EU and the British have agreed at the last minute on Brexit divorce proceedings. Now they can start negotiating a future relationship. That's where the real arguments will start, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
The EU has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain's departure from the bloc. The talks will now focus on a transition period and the future trading relationship between the two sides.
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