Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Michael Gove were among those who helped to end Britain’s four-decade membership of the EU.
The United Kingdom's decision to amputate itself from the European Union on Friday exposed something approaching an intergenerational war of ideas.
Britain's historic decision to leave the European Union on Friday has cast the country into uncharted political waters.
Scotland's government began moves Friday to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. after the "Brexit" vote.
Britons voted to quit the European Union after a divisive and bitter national referendum.
Investors fear uncertainty over the two-year Brexit talks and whether there would even be an agreement between Britain and the EU by April 2019.
The move to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon comes nine months after the "Brexit" referendum.
Britain's prime minister told the House of Commons that Brexit means British laws will be made in Britain.
Almost two-thirds of voters in the rundown resort of Margate voted to leave the EU. The town's residents shared their hopes and fears with NBC News.
The signature comes nine months after voters in Britain decided to leave the European Union. The process could take up to two years.
The British government immediately rejected the proposal, however. The standoff comes as Britain prepares to exit the EU.
The bill would leave May ready to start a two-year negotiation period, as set out in Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced Monday she will seek another referendum on Scottish independence in late 2018 or early 2019.
The prospect of Scottish independence means Britain’s looming divorce from the EU could also see the break-up of the United Kingdom.
“The people voted without the knowledge of the terms of Brexit,” the former British leader told a pro-European campaign group.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a new campaign to persuade Britons to change their minds about leaving the EU.
Britain's prime minister provided some clarity about what a so-called hard Brexit will look like.
The president-elect said he would meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May shortly after he is sworn in Friday.
The United Kingdom, especially the expensive-to-visit London, continues to offer great value for travelers after Brexit caused the pound to plummet.
Jo Cox, a pro-European Union "Remain" campaigner and mother-of-two, was stabbed 15 times and received three gunshot wounds during the attack.
While there is still a great deal of uncertainty about Brexit, many ordinary Londoners are confident about the city’s prospects.
Since the U.K. voted to leave the EU in June, the value of the pound has plummeted and retailers are raising prices.
In a major blow for Prime Minister Theresa May, the High Court said her government needs the consent of lawmakers before launching Brexit.
The building of a new runway at Heathrow comes after May promised to boost global trade links following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
Brexit has hit the Brits where it hurts — at the breakfast table. There’s now a reported shortage of Marmite in England.
Scotland is drawing up plans for a second vote on independence from the rest of Britain over Brexit, deepening the political fallout.
The British government has announced controversial proposals that could force businesses to declare how many foreign workers they employee.
The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced on Sunday that the UK will trigger Article 50 and begin the process of withdrawing from the Europea
Britain will likely be out of the European Union by April 2019, prime minister Theresa May indicated Sunday as she clarified the timing of 'Brexit'.
Fox, who was a prominent campaigner for Britain to leave the European Union, was recorded making the comments during a drinks party with activists.
Europe's biggest short-haul airline will reduce winter services at its main London hub after Brexit threatens to weaken the British economy.
Britain's economy is shrinking, the broadest survey of business confidence since last month's historic vote to quit the EU showed on Friday.
Britain's Theresa May and Germany's Angela Merkel are left negotiating the terms of a political divorce that neither wanted.
Gibraltar's overwhelmingly pro-EU residents wait anxiously to see whether Britain will follow through on its promise to leave the bloc.
Boris Johnson has been named Britain's foreign secretary, one of the most senior roles in the country's Cabinet.
The Bank of England surprised markets by holding interest rates on Thursday, despite prior guidance from Governor Mark Carney that policy easing could
Former London Mayor and Brexit backer Boris Johnson was named as Britain's foreign secretary by Prime Minister Theresa May.
David Cameron became the first political casualty of the Brexit referendum when he announced his intention to quit hours after the result.
Former London Mayor and Brexit backer Boris Johnson will now represent his country on international affairs.
As Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister, what is in store for relations between Washington and London?
Stock markets traded within sight of their highest levels this year on Wednesday as stimulative economic policy eased immediate concern.
Could Brexit trigger a domino effect, empowering an anti-EU movement across the continent?
Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May will move into her official residence at 10 Downing Street Wednesday, but Larry the cat is staying put.
Theresa May is poised to become the second female prime minister in British history.
Theresa May was poised to become Britain's new prime minister after her only challenger withdrew from the race to lead the ruling Conservatives.
Britain has moved a step closer to having its second female prime minister as the contest to lead the country’s ruling party narrowed to two women.
Britain's vote in a referendum on June 23 to quit the EU has hammered financial markets, rattled businesses and punished the pound.
Gold rallied to its highest since 2014 and oil struggled to recover from deep losses, on renewed fears over the impact of Britain's exit from the EU.
Voters were warned that Brexit would be a political boon for Russia and China - and the early response suggests those predictions were right.
One of the leading voices of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union resigned as leader of his party Monday.
Tens of thousands of EU supporters sang, danced and marched down the streets of London on Saturday to protest the UK's Brexit vote.
The marchers were nearly all young adults, and many were draped in EU flags.
The man who kept his cool on a crowded British tram while three foul-mouthed youth yelled at him is a U.S. Army veteran from Texas.
British Home Secretary Theresa May could become the second female prime minister of the United Kingdom.
Former mayor of London Boris Johnson announces that he will not be running for prime minister of England following Brexit vote.
New York-born politician Boris Johnson was a prominent campaigner for the U.K. to leave the European Union.
There may soon be a dating app that really gets to the 'heart' of Brexit, helping 'the forgotten, Remain-voting 48 percent' find love.
Some experts believe that there may be ways the vote can be reversed — meaning the U.K. remains part of the EU after all.
The survival of the political order that has guaranteed the peace in Europe for 70 years is at stake.
It was the most explosive burst of anti-immigrant sentiment since Britain stunned the world on Friday by voting to leave the European Union.
The Brexit fallout could have an unexpected silver lining in the form of flat or even lower gas prices.
With chants of "E.U., We Love You" and "No More Hate", a large crowd of mostly young people rallied outside the houses of Parliament in London in support of keeping the United Kingdom as part of the European Union.
The history of the exit clause that became Article 50 of the 2009 Treaty of Lisbon is full of ironies.
President Obama urged calm after shocking Brexit vote and predicted no "cataclysmic changes."
Nigel Farage told the European Parliament in Brussels that the EU needs to negotiate a "sensible" trade deal with the U.K.
Bargain hunting trumped still widespread uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as leaders headed to Brussels.
Secretary of State John Kerry shuttled between European capitals in an effort to ease tensions as Brexit continued to wreak havoc on world markets.
The symbolic, if impractical, move would further reduce London's influence on the continent, and infuriate the Irish.
Reports of racial abuse have spiked following Britain's bitterly fought "Brexit" referendum, according to campaigners.
The U.K.'s main political parties were mired in crisis Monday following the country's unprecedented decision to leave the European Union.
The UK Prime Minister addressed Members of Parliament, praising the UK's "incredible strengths as a country."
Reports of hate crimes have increased since last Friday's vote, campaigners say.
Global markets skidded following the unexpected result from the June 23 referendum in which U.K. voters backed leaving the European Union.
"It is incumbent on leaders to implement the will of the people," Secretary of State John Kerry told a press conference in Brussels, Belgium.
Within minutes of the U.S. markets opening on Friday, the Dow Jones had plunged 538.21 points, or 2.99 percent, to 17,472.86.
As markets continue to reel following the Brexit vote, what can you do to protect your savings? CNBC’s Jim Cramer says it's crucial not to panic.
That honor goes to the Roman province of Britannia in 286 A.D. The Brits broke away from Roman control. Their independent empire lasted a decade.
Sterling shed more than 3 percent against the dollar to a fresh 31-year low of $1.3221.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne sounded a defiant tone in a news conference in London on Monday.
In the wake of the Brexit vote, Chancellor George Osborne sought to reassure businesses that U.K. government is prepared for the unexpected.
An online petition calling for a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union surpassed 3 million signatures.
The leader of Britain's main opposition party was facing an open revolt Sunday as political turmoil continued to grip the U.K.
Divided within its borders and now at odds with much of Europe after the vote to leave the European Union, some in Britain are now calling for a second vote.
For anyone who has been thinking about visiting London and other destinations in the United Kingdom, agents have a simple piece of advice: Go now.
As the U.K.'s decision to leave the EU reverberated worldwide, officials from the bloc's six original founding members called for exit negotiations to begin.
Investors are no doubt wondering how they can protect their portfolios, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts from further losses.
Are you befuddled by the Brexit?
The result puts the EU into uncharted political and economic territory with far-reaching implications.
"I wish we had opportunity to vote again," one regretful woman said.
Markets around the world reacted on Friday to a vote by citizens of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
From banking to politics, the U.K.'s exit from the E.U. will have ripple effects.
Donald Trump was quick Friday morning to link Britain’s stunning vote to leave the European Union to his own crusade for the White House.
U.K. voters have backed quitting the European Union in a historic referendum.
Electoral officials said early Friday that the campaign to quit the EU had racked up 17.4 million votes — compared to 16.1 million backing the status quo.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union was seen as an indictment of Cameron's government.
The comment left by 25-year-old university research associate and journalist Nicholas Barrett on the Financial Times website outlines "three tragedies."
Among those fearing the impact are key global automakers like Toyota, General Motors and Britain’s own Jaguar Land Rover.
The former Fed chair said that the root of the "British problem is far more widespread" and that the euro currency is "failing."
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Vice President Joe Biden comments on the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union while speaking at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
The historic decision for the United Kingdom to separate from the European Union left many shocked.