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

A few protestors unveil anti-Brexit banner near UK Parliament

A handful of protesters unveil an anti-Brexit banner near the Parliament of the United Kingdom while British Prime Minister Theresa May battles against a rebellion over her draft Brexit deal as ministers resign and members of her own party plot to oust her. IMAGES

London protesters call for new Brexit referendum

(20 Oct 2018) Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to call for a new referendum on the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union. (Oct. 20)

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