UK to EU: We won't accept supervision in post-Brexit deal
Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 1:35 PM
Britain's chief negotiator set out a clashing course in trade talks with the European Union, saying the 27-nation bloc has totally missed the point of Brexit if it thinks it will retain some supervision over U.K. actions. The EU has insisted that it has no problems with that, but that the further removed those laws and rules are, the less advantageous the trade deal.
Brexit: United Kingdom formally leaves the European Union
Saturday, February 1, 2020, 8:36 AM
More than three years after a referendum, that saw UK voting to leave the EU, Britain on February-1 formally exited the bloc, becoming the first-country to do so after 47-years in the club. This now leaves EU with 27 member states. However, the UK will continue to follow EU-rules and procedures until the end of a pre-agreed transition-period, which runs until December end 2020.