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Explainer: Through the Brexit looking glass - What changes and what stays the same?

Brexit is the United Kingdom's biggest geopolitical move in decades. What will change and what will stay the same when Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday at 2300 GMT?
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'New dawn' Brexit to do list: money, charming Trump and making friends

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union at 2300 GMT on Friday but Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a bulging to-do list for what he has cast as a "new dawn" for the country.
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EU seeks to put brave face on Brexit day, warns UK of costs of divergence

European Union leaders sought to put a brave face on Brexit on Friday, saying the remaining 27 countries united can tackle climate change and technological transformation despite losing a member state..
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UK government wants Canada-style free trade deal with EU: spokesman for PM Johnson

The British government has been clear it is seeking a Canada-style free trade agreement with the European Union after Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Friday.
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Brexit to bring new start for EU, no fewer opportunities: Commission chief

The EU will start a new chapter after Britain leaves, with no fewer opportunities as a united force on global issues from climate change to technological transformation, European Commission President..
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Joy and sadness: how the world is reacting on Brexit Day

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union at 2300 GMT on Friday, ending its 47-year membership of the world's biggest trading bloc.
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EU: the more UK distances from bloc rules, the less market access

The more Britain diverges from EU rules and regulations after Brexit, the less access to the bloc's single market it will have, European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday.
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Brexit day: Britain quits EU, steps into transition twilight zone

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday for an uncertain Brexit future, the most significant change to its place in the world since the loss of empire and a blow to 70 years of efforts..
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Brexit day: United Kingdom casts off from the European Union

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday for an uncertain Brexit future, its most significant geopolitical move since the loss of empire and a blow to 70 years of efforts to forge..
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'Dawn of a new era': UK's Johnson 'respectfully' marks Brexit day

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hail Brexit day on Friday as "the dawn of a new era" and pledge to unite Britain in an address to the nation which he hopes will draw a line under years of angry..
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Brexit will oust 73 members, many of them anti-CAA, from Euro parliament


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We will find new path with London after Brexit, say EU leaders

The European Union will work hard to forge a future as an ally and partner of Britain after their divorce on Friday, European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen wrote in Germany's Frankfurter..
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In Brussels, a quiet last nod for Brexit and a rainy 'au revoir'

Brexit cleared its last formal hurdle in Brussels on Thursday, setting Britain's Jan. 31 exit from the European Union in stone, but it was an unceremonious moment and a party in the heart of the EU's..
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The French fishermen who could sink Britain's post-Brexit ambitions

For the British government, a successful Brexit means re-asserting economic sovereignty and landing a trade deal with Europe. Trawler captain Stephane Fait and his fellow French fisherman could sink..
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EU27 give quiet, final nod to Brexit agreement

Brexit cleared its final formal hurdle on Thursday as the 27 European Union member states that Britain will leave behind approved the withdrawal agreement reached last October after more than three..
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Brexit will strengthen European support for return of Parthenon Marbles, says Greek minister

Greece will step up its campaign for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from Britain and expects to win more support from European peers as Brexit sees British influence wane, the Greek culture..
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Slim majority of Scots now back independence because of Brexit: poll

A slim majority of Scots now support independence, bolstered by the support of those who previously rejected a split from the United Kingdom but who now back it because of their opposition to Brexit,..
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Europe to Britain: So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu

With sorrow, some support for Brexit and even hope of a return, Europeans from across the EU's 27 remaining members bade farewell to the United Kingdom on the eve of its historic departure.
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Explainer: Brexit 'done' at last - now for the hard part

At the stroke of midnight in Brussels on Friday, Britain will leave the European Union and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will deliver on his election promise to "Get Brexit Done".
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UK PM Johnson plans 'respectful' Brexit celebration

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would be respectful in his celebrations on Friday when Britain leaves the European Union, mindful that Brexit still divides the country.
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EU parliament gives final approval to Brexit deal

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its final approval to Britain's divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for Brexit to take place on Friday.
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EU executive sets fair competition as condition of post-Brexit trade deal

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told Britain on Wednesday that solid guarantees of free competition were a precondition to a new trade agreement with the EU after Brexit.
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Brexit could mean £5 billion tax loss from finance: academic

A shift in banking and trading from London to the European Union after Brexit could mean a loss of 3-5 billion pounds ($3.9-$6.6 billion) a year in taxes, an academic and former banker told a committee..
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Into the Brexit unknown, a dis-United Kingdom exits the European Union

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union an hour before midnight on Friday, casting off into an uncertain Brexit future that also challenges Europe's post-World War Two project of forging unity..
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Britain hands in Brexit documents as its EU lawmakers say 'au revoir'

Britain's ambassador to the European Union handed documents formalizing Brexit to a senior EU official on Wednesday, hours before European lawmakers are due to sign off on a deal that will see Britain..
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EU's Barnier eyes loose association deal as basis for new British ties

Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 EU states staying on together that a loose so-called association agreement like the one the bloc has with Ukraine should serve as the basis for a new..
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France: can sign Brexit deal quickly if UK commits to no dumping

France said on Wednesday it could approve a Brexit trade deal quickly if Britain committed to maintaining regulations in line with those in Europe, but it would not rush into a deal before the end of..
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Brexit crusader Farage: 'I'll miss playing the villain'

As Nigel Farage packed a few belongings into a box at his office in the European Union's parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, he reflected that he will miss the very institution on which - as its..
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Missing you already - how Brexit tilts EU political alliances

Britain's exit from the EU is reshaping the balance of power in Europe, removing one of the bloc's two big military powers and one of the top contributors to its budget. Britain has been an outspoken..
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UK's no-deal Brexit ad blitz did not leave Britain better prepared: watchdog

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to launch one of the biggest advertising campaigns since World War Two to get Britain ready for a no-deal Brexit was largely ineffective, according to a report..
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EU tells UK it will 'never, never, never' compromise on single market

The European Union will "never, never, never" compromise on the integrity of its single market, its chief Brexit negotiator warned Britain on Monday, saying London must now face reality after..
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Brexit withdrawal deal must be implemented 'with rigor': EU's Barnier

The European Union will monitor the Northern Ireland elements of Britain's Brexit agreement very closely and will not allow London to re-open the deal "under the guise of implementation," the EU’s..
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Berlin will be small countries' post-Brexit friend, minister says

Berlin will have to take on Britain's mantle as protector of the interests of Europe's smaller, northern liberal democracies after Brexit, Germany's Europe Minister said, forecasting that Britain's..
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EU's Barnier says still risk of Brexit cliff edge at end of 2020

Businesses still face the risk of a cliff edge Brexit at the end of the year given the short time available to negotiate a future trading relationship between Britain and the European Union, the EU’s..
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Britain unveils 50 pence coin minted to mark Brexit

Britain unveiled on Sunday a new 50 pence coin minted to mark the country's departure from the European Union, which bears the inscription "Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations" and the..
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EU assumes post-Brexit transition finishes at end-2020: senior official

The European Union is working on the assumption that the status quo transition period after Brexit will terminate at the end of the year and not be extended, a senior official with the bloc said on..
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Even 'bare bones' EU-UK deal will be complex, tough to clinch: diplomats

Wrapping up even a "bare bones" deal on the future relationship between the European Union and Britain will be fraught with complexity and, with so little time to get it done, a painful "hard" Brexit..
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Brexit deal officially becomes UK law

The bill implementing Britain's exit deal with the European Union officially became law on Thursday ahead of the country's departure from the bloc next week.
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Brexit bill clears final UK parliamentary hurdle ahead of January 31 exit

Britain moved a step closer to its Jan. 31 exit from the European Union when the legislation required to ratify its deal with Brussels passed its final stage in parliament on Wednesday.
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Citizens to get a say on how EU evolves after Brexit shock

Citizens of the European Union will have a say on how the bloc should change to meet their needs under a proposal of the executive European Commission as it seeks to digest the lessons of Brexit.
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UK House of Commons rejects changes to Brexit legislation

The lower house of Britain's parliament on Wednesday overturned changes made by the upper house to the legislation needed to ratify the country's divorce agreement with the European Union.
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UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure protections for child refugees after..
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UK PM Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was defeated in parliament on Monday for the first time since a December election, with the upper chamber voting in favor of a move to protect the..
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UK PM Johnson to impose new restrictions on low-skilled migrants post-Brexit: Telegraph

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to impose new restrictions on low-skilled migrants moving to Britain on the first day after the Brexit transition period ends in December, the..
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No Big Ben bongs: UK government plans light show to mark moment of Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street residence will be lit up with a countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union on Jan. 31, as part of a light display to mark the moment of Brexit,..
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UK will not automatically deport EU nationals after Brexit: Verhofstadt

Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on..
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Brexit extension ultimately up to Britain - EU's von der Leyen

It will ultimately be up to Britain whether or not it seeks more time to negotiate a trade agreement with the European Union after it leaves the bloc, the head of the European Commission said on..
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Brexit celebrations approved to mark UK's last moments in the EU

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has won his bid to hold a party on Brexit night in front of parliament with speeches, music and possibly the chimes of the Big Ben bell on the day when Britain is due..
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Spain wants tight relationship with UK after Brexit

Spain's newly appointed Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said on Tuesday her country intends to weigh on the talks between the European Union and London to define post-Brexit relationship and push for..
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Brussels warns against 'veiled discrimination' of EU citizens after Brexit

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain on Tuesday not to discriminate against EU citizens seeking permanent residency after Brexit, urging London to set up an independent..
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