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.
"I think we're beyond the stage where a little bit of unicorn dust on the political declaration is just not going to swing it for her," one expert said.
"It's a gridlock scenario," one expert said. "Even if Theresa May had lost, whoever replaced her would face the same problems."
May's leadership was on the line as lawmakers struggle over what the U.K.'s relationship with the European Union will be after the March 29 Brexit deadline.
The British leader would be toppled if 158 of her party's 315 lawmakers don't support her in a ballot scheduled for later Wednesday.
Elected prime minister in 2010 at just 43, Cameron has largely remained out of the public eye since he resigned in 2016.
The Labour MP who grabbed the ceremonial mace was expelled from the House of Commons for what he said was a protest against the prime minister's delay of a Brexit vote.
Scores of the prime minister's own lawmakers openly opposed the withdrawal agreement that she negotiated with the European Union.
Anti-Brexit campaigners heralded Monday's decision as a game-changer, boosting their hopes of reversing the divorce altogether.
May is fighting to save her unpopular plan and her job ahead of a showdown in Parliament on Tuesday, when lawmakers are widely expected to reject the Brexit divorce deal she struck with the European Union.
“The idea of the E.U. is to give people rights and benefits ... more than the fact that you don’t have to show your passport at the border.”
"If there is a serious disruption at the border we will have prioritization and prioritization will include medicines and medical devices."
“I can’t remember this degree of uncertainty in U.K. politics in my political lifetime,” one expert said.
Under Theresa May's Brexit deal, the economy would be 2.1 percent smaller in 15 years' time, said the British government.
Spooking the markets won't work if traders are already preparing for the worst, experts say.
The agreement paves the way for Britain's smooth departure from the bloc from the E.U. side, though a bumpy ride still awaits in the U.K.
“A painful week in European politics is starting."
"We will have a politically chaotic situation" without a deal, finance minister Philip Hammond said.
The British PM said "engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi" would no longer find themselves in line behind people from E.U. countries.
“The very man who was effectively her main negotiator — for him to resign I think is devastating.”
Even though Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her own ministers, she must now get approval from lawmakers despite a thin parliamentary majority.
He is already being investigated by Britain's national crime agency over the source of $10.4 million in loans used to finance his Leave.EU movement.
Trump associate Arron Banks denies any Russian link to his pro-Brexit donations during the 2016 referendum campaign.
“We are at that of stage in the process where it comes harder and harder to paper over the cracks,” said one analyst.
A slew of issues remain unresolved, including customs and tariffs, medicine and aviation regulation, fishing rights and what happens at the Irish border.
Miles of solid traffic, empty store shelves and medicine shortages could be in store after Brexit.
Tim Martin believes his customers will see benefits from the U.K.'s looming divorce from the European Union. But some drinkers just want a quiet pint.
A lawmaker who was at home with her three-week-old baby accused the government of breaking an informal agreement in order to "win at all costs."
Vote Leave, which scored a narrow victory, was guilty of "serious breaches" of transparency.
Britain is deadlocked on Brexit Plan A, and has no Plan B.
Days before President Trump is due to visit, British PM May faces a threat to her future
The resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis undermined Prime Minister Theresa May's already fragile government.
U.K. workers make the wings for Airbus planes that are later assembled in Germany and France, but that could soon end.
There is no sign that Britain's former colonies are rushing to rekindle old ties.
Even before Britain voted to leave the European Union, the financially strapped NHS was beset by workforce shortages. And Brexit is only making matters worse.
Pubs and brewing companies around the world are profiting from Brexit, drawing extra attention with beers and bars named after the political phenomenon.
Britain will revert to blue passports after Brexit in 2019, its government announced Friday — but the move has been ridiculed by many.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said getting to this point had required "give and take from both sides."
British Prime Minister Theresa May's underlying problem is this: Where should the border between a post-Brexit U.K. and the E.U. lie?
For three decades, the border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland was a front line in a bloody sectarian conflict known as "the Troubles."
Britain has offered to pay much of what the European Union was demanding to settle a Brexit “divorce bill," E.U. sources told Reuters.
As Germany faces its worst political crisis in decades, Europe-watchers contemplate what Angela Merkel's uncertain future might mean for the embattled E.U.
With Brexit looming, produce growers in the U.K. are suffering from a sharp drop in seasonal workers from around the E.U. who make the harvest possible.
Britain may still be a member of the E.U., but many of the 3 million Europeans here are reconsidering their future in the U.K.
Despite its small size, the U.K. fishing industry’s influence is significant. It is however, hopelessly divided on Brexit.
There are signs that momentum is slowly gathering to stop Brexit, or at the very least change the way the U.K. government has approached it.
Rhodri Philipps posted the menacing message about businesswoman and activist Gina Miller last year.
Trump also confirmed he would visit the U.K. despite the threat of protests.
British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed a deal Monday with a small Northern Irish party to prop-up her minority government.
Irish leader Enda Kenny fears British PM May's proposed deal with the hardline DUP could undo progress made since the Good Friday Agreement peace deal.
Britain now faces the double headache of beginning talks in 10 days while trying to thrash out its own domestic political muddle.
Theresa May humiliating loss is Britain’s second disastrous political gamble in two years, following ex-PM David Cameron’s Brexit referendum.
Britain was voting Thursday in a general election that has been overshadowed by looming Brexit negotiations and recent deadly terror attacks.
The referendum has remained a central issue in this election, which was hastily called by Prime Minister Theresa May just 50 days ago.
Over the horizon of President Donald Trump’s oldest Scottish golf resort, a constitutional storm is brewing, fanned by the fallout from Brexit.
Margate is a struggling English seaside town that voted for Brexit.
Brexit has upended establishment politics, splitting traditional parties down the middle and leaving many voters abandoning decades-old allegiances.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.