The U.K. is facing a serious challenge to its centuries-old political experiment.
Last month, the United Kingdom and the European Union passed the first major hurdle on the road to the U.K.’s formal exit from the bloc. The president of the European Commission said that “sufficient progress” had been made in negotiations, which is EU-speak for simply moving talks from phase one to phase two. The U.K. will leave the EU on March 29, 2019, at which point the most likely scenario is that both parties will enter a transition period as they hammer out a new trade deal, a process that could take years. In other words,...
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