After three years of political convulsion at home, the process of extraditing the U.K. from nearly half a century of membership in the EU is becoming a full-scale nightmare for Europeans too.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit endeavour could now have the United Kingdom leaving the European Union on Oct. 31. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OTTAWA—It didn’t take long for the black humour to pour out across Europe once it was revealed that the latest delay in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit endeavour would have the United Kingdom leaving the European Union on Oct. 31.
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