Britain and the European Union must “work hard” to avoid a failure in Brexit negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May said in the letter formally launching the process, calling it a “momentous” challenge.
Here are key reactions and commentary on Britain’s triggering Wednesday of two years of negotiations to leave the European Union:
Daimler, the world’s biggest luxury carmaker, said Wednesday it will speed up development of electric vehicles, aiming for 10 new models within five years rather than eight.
Toiling away in the background on a shoestring budget, some 300 civil servants in a hastily assembled new department are scrambling to deal with Brexit, the biggest administrative challenge in Britain’s post-war history.
The French artist who recently spent a week entombed inside a rock will attempt an even more bizarre feat Wednesday — sitting on a dozen eggs until they hatch.
British Prime Minister Theresa triggered Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday, starting a difficult two-year Brexit negotiation process.
A bomb attack on a bus in Syria’s third city Homs killed five people and wounded at least seven on Wednesday, state media reported.
Britain’s relationship with the European Union was always an awkward marriage of convenience rather than a case of love at first sight.
Four Syrian towns are to be evacuated under an agreement between pro-government forces and rebels, in the latest of a series of deals to end crippling years-long sieges.
Music icon Bob Dylan is to receive his Nobel prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced Wednesday.
China on Wednesday called on the US to honour its commitments to tackle climate change, after President Donald Trump moved to roll back American emissions targets set by his predecessor Barack Obama.