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After Brexit: Growth of global secessionist voices calls for more dialogue and less 'anti-national' slander
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After Brexit: Growth of global secessionist voices calls for more dialogue and less 'anti-national' slander

Interestingly unlike the Indian government, most of its global counterparts – opposed as many of them are to secessionist forces – do not view the demand for independence as a marker of anti-national sentiment.

Brexit: British PM Theresa May says 'no turning back' after triggering exit from EU
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Brexit: British PM Theresa May says 'no turning back' after triggering exit from EU

Prime Minister Theresa May said there could be "no turning back" and called for national unity, after notifying the EU of Brexit.

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call on eve of Brexit
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Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call on eve of Brexit

Scottish lawmakers voted on Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.

Scottish referendum: British PM Theresa May rejects call for pre-Brexit independence vote
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Scottish referendum: British PM Theresa May rejects call for pre-Brexit independence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union — a move condemned as a "democratic outrage" by Scotland's nationalist leader.

Britain could still change its mind over EU divorce, says man who drafted Article 50
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Britain could still change its mind over EU divorce, says man who drafted Article 50

Britain could still change its mind about Brexit after triggering its formal divorce talks with the European Union, the man who drafted Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty told the BBC.

UN expert urges EU countries for referenda on CETA, calls it 'fundamentally flawed treaty'
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UN expert urges EU countries for referenda on CETA, calls it 'fundamentally flawed treaty'

Just a day before EU-Canada were to sign a major trade deal, an independent expert at the United Nations labeleld it a "fundamentally flawed treaty", and urged EU members to file referendum in their countries.

Hard or soft Brexit? A lot depends on British PM Theresa May's strategy to leave the EU
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Hard or soft Brexit? A lot depends on British PM Theresa May's strategy to leave the EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced this month that her government will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, to start negotiations for Brexit.

French President Francois Hollande urges Theresa May to begin talks on Brexit
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French President Francois Hollande urges Theresa May to begin talks on Brexit

French President Francois Hollande congratulated Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May on her appointment Wednesday and urged her to quickly begin talks on the country's divorce from the EU, the Elysee Palace said.

British minister Theresa May announces bid to succeed PM Cameron
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British minister Theresa May announces bid to succeed PM Cameron

British interior minister Theresa May announced her bid to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday, saying negotiations to leave the European Union should not begin before the end of the year.

Article 50: A guide to EU's exit clause as Britain looks to leave
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Article 50: A guide to EU's exit clause as Britain looks to leave

Known as Article 50, this exit mechanism was first enshrined in the EU's governing Treaty of Lisbon in 2009 and has never been used before. Here's a look at how it works following Britain's vote to leave the EU.

EU desires a quick exit for UK to calm markets and European citizens
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EU desires a quick exit for UK to calm markets and European citizens

European Union lawmakers are meeting in emergency session to discuss the UK's unprecedented vote to leave the EU, set to call for Britain to trigger the exit process immediately.

UK should trigger Article 50 after having a 'clear view' of its future ties with EU: George Osborne
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UK should trigger Article 50 after having a 'clear view' of its future ties with EU: George Osborne

Britain should only trigger Article 50 to leave the EU when it has a "clear view" of how its future in the bloc looks, finance minister George Osborne said Monday following last week's shock referendum.

Rethink time? Britons battle with the immediate consequences of Brexit
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Rethink time? Britons battle with the immediate consequences of Brexit

Cameron’s decision to resign without initiating the process of leaving the EU has translated into a major conundrum for Brexit campaigners.