United Kingdom Formally Triggers Article 50 to Leave the European Union

On Wednesday, the British Permanent Representative to the European Union, Sir Tim Barrow, delivered a formal, six page letter of notification to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council. With that letter, the United Kingdom triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Tusk then tweeted, “After nine months the […]

UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Must Vote on Brexit

The United Kingdom Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the British Parliament must vote on leaving the European Union, otherwise known as the Brexit, before Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger the European Union’s Article 50. The judges voted against the government in an 8-3 vote. May had wanted to […]

Donald Trump Gets Help from Across the Pond

On Wednesday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump got help from former United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage. Farage has not formally endorsed Trump, but the struggling presidential candidate, who deemed himself “Mr. Brexit” in a tweet, tried to draw comparisons between the American election and Great Britain’s decision […]