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 EU membership in June 2016 showed 52% in favor of leaving the bloc. The result was implemented on January 31, 2020, when the UK stopped being a member of the EU. This is an automatic compilation of DW content on Brexit.
Brexit has opened a giant hole in the EU budget... and Brussels has a tougher job than ever balancing the budget. Rising members' fees is al but impossible, so spending cuts seem the only way. First on the chopping block: subsidies... like those paid out to EU farmers. Hundreds of them are taking to the streets these days to send a clear message to Brussels: We can't do without help.
The co-vice-chair of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), Armin Laschet, says Berlin is taking "too long to react" to France's proposal to revamp the European Union. Paris says it's growing impatient with Germany.
Just weeks after Britain finally left the EU as part of the Brexit process, UK finance minister Sajid Javid resigned from his post. Boris Johnson's cabinet reshuffle comes as post-Brexit negotiations with the EU heat up.
The French president has unveiled his nuclear doctrine as part of France's arms strategy after Brexit, calling for international disarmament efforts while reaffirming the strength that nuclear power affords France.
The EU and Britain during the week clashed over a post-Brexit trade deal. The two sides set out competing visions of their future relationship. Adriano Bosoni, senior Europe analyst at geopolitical intelligence firm Stratfor, explains how things are likely to play out.
One of the places that could be most heavily affected by the UK's withdrawal from the EU is Gibraltar. Situated on the southern tip of Spain, it's been British territory for the last three centuries, a fact that is contested by Spain. But having voted almost unanimously against Brexit, the Rock, as it is known, could now see its relationship with Spain change substantially. Guy Hedgecoe reports.
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