Theresa May's decision to formally trigger Britain's Article 50 request to leave the EU in March 2017 has a huge unanswered question at its heart: Whether the request is reversible before the two-year deadline elapses.
That sounds like a technicality. But it could change everything. If the UK can withdraw its request halfway through the Article 50 process, then this gives Britain some bargaining power in the Brexit negotiations: If we don't get what we want, we can walk away or force the process to start over again.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not wait for German elections due in September 2017 before triggering Article 50 to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May told the Sunday Times newspaper.
Britain will trigger the formal divorce process from the European Union by the end of March 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday. Following are key parts of May's speech to the Conservative Party Conference. ON BREXIT "Th...
Theresa May has made a huge strategic error by announcing that the UK will trigger Article 50 in March 2017. That's because the timing of the trigger is actually more important than the substance of the talks themselves, if Britain ...
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before the end of March 2017.