May to trigger Article 50 on 29 March

Pre-announcement to warn markets

Daniel Flynn
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May to trigger Article 50 on 29 March

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will formally invoke Article 50 on Wednesday 29 March, beginning the process of the UK's departure from the European Union following last June's referendum.

The move comes nine months after the UK voted 51.9% against 48.1% to leave the EU, and begins a two-year process of negotiations. Under Article 50, talks around the UK's departure cannot begin until the...

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