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UK applications for Irish passports continue in huge numbers

Berlin (dpa) – The huge demand for Irish passports from the British mainland and Northern Ireland shows no signs of abating, with applications for the first quarter of 2017 up 68 per cent compared to last year, Irish broadcaster RTE reported...

Spain Will Not ‘Initially’ Veto Scotland from Joining EU

Spain said it would not “initially” veto an attempt by an independent Scotland to join the European Union after Britain has left the bloc as British Finance Minister Philip Hammonds will travel to India next week to boost international trade as...

Britain ‘steadfastly committed’ to Gibraltar as Brexit begins

London (dpa) – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday reaffirmed her country’s support for its overseas territory of Gibraltar, as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union. May spoke to Gibraltar Chief Minister...

BREXIT: 50 THINGS THE UK NEEDS TO DO AFTER TRIGGERING ARTICLE 50

(CNN) — UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday, officially kicking off the Brexit process and the painstaking legislative to-do list that comes with it. One of the next key steps in the United Kingdom’s...

Brexit: How did we get here?

(CNN) — A letter was delivered to Brussels on Wednesday, and not just any letter. This one, signed by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, has triggered Article 50 and officially kicked off the two-year Brexit process. This is how we got here. A...

Brexit Has Officially Begun

The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. After much speculation over the future of the country and the bloc, British Prime Minister Theresa May signed a letter that formally kicks off the process for the country’s exit...