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Brexit in dates

From the shock Brexit vote to Wednesday’s challenge against British Prime Minister Theresa May, here are the milestones on Britain’s rocky road out of the European Union.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May: Brexit deal defeat could topple UK government

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warns that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in European Union and bring opposition Labour Party to power

David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier to face lawmakers after Brexit defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May returns to the House of Commons on Wednesday after a series of stunning defeats by MPs that threaten her government and could change the course of Brexit.
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UK minister quits over ‘terrible mistake’ of proposed Brexit deal

Jo Johnson resigned as Britain’s transport minister on Friday, branding the proposed Brexit deal a “terrible mistake” that necessitated a fresh referendum on leaving the EU.
Strikingly, Theresa May dedicated a chunk of her speech to the campaign for a fresh referendum ( PA )

Britain’s Theresa May calls party to unite on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on her Conservative Party to pull together and unite behind her plan to leave the European Union, saying "if we hold our nerve" she can win a deal "that delivers for Britain".
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Britain’s Theresa May gathers fractious party as Brexit clock ticks

Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her party for its annual conference on Sunday, under immediate attack from leading rival Boris Johnson over her strategy for pulling Britain out of the European Union.
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British ministers’ phone numbers leaked in app flaw

Phone numbers and other personal details of senior ministers from Britain’s Conservative party were made public by an app security flaw on Saturday, including those of top Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson.
A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she makes a statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London on September, 2018, on the progress of the police investigation into the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in March. / AFP PHOTO / PRU AND AFP PHOTO / HO /

Theresa May: My Brexit plan or crash out of EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that her Brexit plan is the only alternative to crashing out of the European Union without agreement, in an interview broadcast Monday.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for second referendum on Brexit

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for a fresh referendum on Britain's membership of the EU, warning that leaving the bloc could lead to job losses and worsened economic prospects.
Boris Johnson visits Downing Street in the days before his resignation as foreign secretary. Andy Rain-EPA

Fresh Brexit row over UK’s Johnson ‘suicide vest’ jibe

Britain's ruling Conservative party was locked in a new row over Brexit Sunday after Boris Johnson said the government's strategy put the country in a "suicide vest", with Brussels holding the detonator.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 08, 2015 London Mayor and Conservative Party parliamentary candidate for Uxbridge and Ruislip South, Boris Johnson (R) and his wife Marina Wheeler (L) pose after winning his seat in Uxbridge, west London in the British general election. Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who is tipped as a future prime minister, revealed on September 7, 2018 that he has separated from his wife and the couple are getting a divorce. / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS

Britain’s Boris Johnson splits from wife

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who is tipped as a future prime minister, revealed Friday that he has separated from his wife and the couple are getting a divorce.

British premier’s Brexit blueprint blasted by Boris Johnson

Johnson, who resigned as foreign secretary in July over May’s proposed future relationship between London and Brussels, launched a fierce broadside at the PM to kick off parliament’s return to business after its summer break.
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Theresa May kicks off first Africa tour as British premier

British Prime Minister Theresa May touched down in Cape Town Tuesday as she kicked off a tour of the African continent where she hopes to lay the foundations for post-Brexit trade deals.
Boris Johnson visits Downing Street in the days before his resignation as foreign secretary. Andy Rain-EPA

Boris Johnson ‘to face probe’ over Islamophobic remarks

Former British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, will face an investigation following Islamophobic comments about Muslim women who wear the face veil, according to a report by the Evening Standard newspaper.

UK’s Theresa May scolds Boris Johnson over burqa remark

British Prime Minister Theresa May has scolded her former foreign minister, Boris Johnson, for saying that Muslim women who wear burqas look like letter boxes or bank robbers.

Poll: UK voters back referendum on final Brexit deal

More UK voters are now in favour of a second referendum on leaving the European Union than those opposing another vote, a new poll has revealed.
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Brexit: Theresa May hit by more resignations as Boris Johnson pushes ‘global Britain’

British Prime Minister Theresa May was hit by a ninth resignation from her Conservative government on Monday over opposition to her proposals for leaving the European Union, as political rival Boris Johnson promoted his alternative Brexit vision.

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