Britain’s May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel, Macron

British Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin in the first of visits with leaders of Germany and France in a last-gasp bid to keep the United Kingdom from crashing out of the European Union later this week. May’s huddles with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris come on the eve of another tension-packed summit in Brussels.

Theresa May arrives in Berlin for Brexit talks with Merkel

British Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin in the first of visits with leaders of Germany and France in a last-gasp bid to keep the United Kingdom from crashing out of the European Union later this week. May’s huddles with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris come on the eve of another tension-packed summit in Brussels.

Brexit: fears for British shop owners in Germany

As the United Kingdom grapples with its Brexit drama, the uncertainty around its decision to leave the EU persuaded Dale Carr to close down her Berlin shop selling British goods.

Brexit – how Britain voted

Videographic showing how the four nations of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum in 2016. VIDEOGRAPHICS

The United Kingdom and its flag

Videographic on the Union Jack, the national flag of the United Kingdom. The world’s fifth-largest economy is in political turmoil and grasping for solutions that could smooth its planned departure from the European Union after 46 years.VIDEOGRAPHIC

The United Kingdom and its flag

Videographic on the Union Jack, the national flag of the United Kingdom. The world’s fifth-largest economy is in political turmoil and grasping for solutions that could smooth its planned departure from the European Union after 46 years just 10 weeks from now.VIDEOGRAPHIC

Brexit – how Britain voted

Videographic showing how the four nations of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum in 2016. Britons who have changed their minds since voting to leave the European Union are among those uniting to call for another chance to reverse the decision in 2019. VIDEOGRAPHICS

Brexit: the Gibraltar border worries Spanish people

Spanish people crossing the border between Spain and Gibraltar every day to work on the British side fear their jobs will be threatened if relations between the two countries become more complicated. The question of Gibraltar is not mentioned in the draft Brexit agreement, which outlines the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union after the divorce.

UN says poverty is “a major challenge in the UK”

UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human right, Philip Alston, says poverty is “a major challenge in the United Kingdom and that not nearly enough has been done to address the challenges”. SOUNDBITE