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UK To Begin Brexit By March 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May said the U.K. will officially trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in March 2017, which will start the two-year process to exit the EU.

EU Demands Brexit Clarity, Cuts Economic Growth

The European Commission has revised down its economic forecasts for growth in the euro zone and in Britain after the British vote to leave the European Union. As David Pollard reports, that's a...

UK Researchers In EU Face Brexit Backlash

According to a confidential survey of the U.K.’s Russell Group universities cited by the Guardian, several U.K. academics are already being asked to leave EU-funded projects.
Brexit causes pro-EU leanings in Europe

Bloc Stays Strong Despite Brexit Vote

Two weeks after the U.K. voted to leave the union, calls for similar referendums seem to be losing momentum, with polls pointing to a more pro-EU atmosphere in other European countries.

More UK Property Funds Suspend Trading

Six real estate funds in the United Kingdom, with assets of over $19 billion, have announced temporary halts in withdrawals after the vote to leave the European Union.

UK Realty Fund Freeze Spreads To $12B

Aviva Investors and M&G Investments announced a trading freeze on their property funds Tuesday, a day after Standard Life Investments made a similar move for its $3.8 billion fund.

Brexit Hits UK Real Estate

Standard Life Investments announced it is halting trade in its $3.84 billion U.K. property fund. Last week, along with three other real estate funds, it had cut the value of its holdings by 5 percent.
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Nigel Farage Resigns As UKIP Leader

The Brexit campaigner stepped down saying he had achieved his political ambition with a victory for the “leave” camp in the EU referendum.

Surge In Hate Crimes Across UK

The “leave” campaign in the EU referendum had a clear anti-immigrant position, and its leaders called the issue a legitimate and powerful concern for U.K. citizens.