Inside Story

What will it take for a smooth Brexit?

As government ministers resign, Britain's prime minister is accused of being soft on divorce from the EU.

Opinion

Chaos in Brexit Britain

What does the recent political turmoil in the UK mean for the future of Theresa May's government and for Brexit itself?

Anand Menon

by Anand Menon

Anand Menon

Brexit

UK names new foreign secretary after Johnson exit

British PM Theresa May holds cabinet meeting after two senior ministers quit over Brexit disagreements.

Brexit

Boris Johnson quits as UK foreign secretary amid Brexit crisis

PM Theresa May loses second key minister as divisions over EU exit strategy threaten to tear her government apart.

Brexit

Timeline: Key moments in Brexit process

Here is what happened since the UK voted in favour of Brexit in 2016, setting the country on a path to leave the EU.

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UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row

David Davis resigned as Brexit secretary, followed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, as disagreements over strategy for leaving EU deepens.

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Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

Raab's appointment comes after David Davis resigned dealing blow to Theresa May as the country negotiates to leave EU.

UK: Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

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UK Brexit minister David Davis resigns

The resignation of Davis nine months before the UK is due to leave the EU is a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

UK Brexit minister David Davis resigns

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UK PM secures backing for 'soft Brexit'

Ministers reach 'collective' agreement on the basis of the UK's future relationship with the European Union.

Ireland

Irish border and Brexit: Communities fear of physical border

On Friday, the British government will try to resolve differences over Brexit, during talks that'll mainly focus on Irish border issues.

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Tens of thousands demand new vote in anti-Brexit march

Pro-EU demonstrators in London demand a second public vote on Britain's departure deal, two years after referendum.

UK: Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters call for new vote

Europe

Europeans in UK deeply worried about post-Brexit future

The UK is promising a streamlined registration system for EU citizens to apply to stay after Brexit.

Counting the Cost

US vs the world? Trump's trade rifts

Despite warmer relations with North Korea, President Trump's US continues to unravel international trade ties.

Europe

UK: Many uncertain about direction of Brexit

Many people in the UK are still divided, some with Brexit and others against it, and all are unclear about the direction the UK is heading.

Scotland

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence

Mixed feelings among MSPs as Scottish Nationalist Party releases roadmap for potential independence.

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence