The combination of the words "Britain" and "exit" refers to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
A referendum on the country's membership of the EU was held on 23 June 2016. Here you find an automatic compilation of DW content on the "Brexit" topic.
In an apparent last-minute meeting, the British prime minister visited the EU Commission president in Brussels to discuss deadlocked Brexit talks. May faces pressure at home to deliver favorable results.
One of the issues the EU wants to nail down with Britain before Brexit trade talks begin is the border between Britain's Northern Ireland and EU member, Republic of Ireland. It's a thorny issue because no EU country depends on trade with the UK like Ireland. And the locals are are getting nervous as talks drag on, with no progress in sight.