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The Road to Brexit

From Reuters Graphics Brexit and the City With only six months until Britain is due to leave the European Union, there are still critical questions over the long-term future of London as the bloc's pre-eminent financial centre. The latest Reuters assessment of the City's fortunes shows a slowdown in some areas, while others are thriving despite the uncertainty VIEW INTERACTIVE › Related Coverage:

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Commentary: May’s Brexit deal ignores Leavers’ real grievance

Theresa May has been stomping the length and breadth of the United Kingdom to make the case that her Brexit deal with the European Union is the only way to bring a divided country together. She hopes that the public will put pressure on members of parliament to eventually back the agreement even if they reject it in their vote on Dec. 11. But the prime minister’s claim is specious. Leaving the EU on her terms will actually make it harder to bridge the deep fissures that the 2016 referendum revealed and magnified.

Students from anti-Brexit protest group 'Our Future Our Choice' demonstrate...

Commentary: Another Brexit referendum is a terrible idea

In the “careful what you wish for” stakes, few issues rank higher than the plan for a second referendum by those in the UK hoping for a reversal of the country’s June 2016 vote to leave the European Union (the “Remainers.”) If secured, the outcome could be a fast track to a phenomenon the UK has so far avoided – the creation of a large, angry populist party, probably of the right and perhaps also of the left.

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May presses on with Brexit vote as MPs demand better deal

Theresa May will push ahead with a crucial vote on her European Union exit deal, her Brexit minister said on Sunday, as senior MPs in her own party piled pressure on the prime minister to go back to Brussels and seek a better offer.

Brexit redux? Lessons for the future from May's deal

The story of how Prime Minister Theresa May reached agreement on how Britain can leave the European Union offers lessons for the future of Brexit, whatever happens when parliament votes on the deal on Tuesday.


Theresa May delays key Brexit vote

Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly decides to pull a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, throwing Britain's plan to leave the European Union up in the air


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