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U.K. triggers Brexit with Article 50: What happens now?

The Brexit process started today, when British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified the European Union (EU) of the U.K.’s intention to withdraw from the EU under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

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Beyond Brexit: National politics and global growth

The U.K. has voted to leave the European Union (EU) by a majority of 51.9% to 48.1%, and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has tendered his resignation on the back of the result. Voter turnout was very high at around 72%. While a high turnout was expected to benefit the “remain” camp, the reality appears to have been different.1

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