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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.


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


UK names new foreign secretary after Johnson exit

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


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.


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


UK PM secures backing for 'soft Brexit'

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

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Thousands plan to protest Trump's UK visit

55,000 people to participate in 'Carnival of Resistance' march against US president's upcoming three-day visit.

Thousands plan to protest Trump's UK visit

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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

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Theresa May speaks out on US child separation

Leader of top US ally tells MPs that images of detained children are 'deeply disturbing' and 'wrong'.

UK's Theresa May comes out against US child separation policy

Poverty & Development

Grenfell inquiry set to begin

The investigation has been criticised for failing to represent survivors of the deadly fire.

Human Rights

UK apologises to Libyan dissident over rendition

Belhaj, who was seized in Bangkok in 2004, says a tip-off from Britain's MI6 led to his capture and eventual torture.


UK home secretary resigns in wake of Windrush scandal

Home secretary tenders her resignation for 'inadvertently' misleading members of parliament about deportation targets.

UK: Amber Rudd resigns in wake of Windrush scandal