Explainers The EU and the world

Brexit, the EU and the world

Various
A history of the UK’s EU membership

1951: European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) is founded by the Treaty of Paris. The members are…

Various
A three minute guide on foreign policy

Introduction When Prime Minister David Cameron announced the date of the referendum in February he argued Britain…

Various
A three minute guide: what is the EU?

Introduction The UK’s membership of the European Union has long divided public opinion. With an in/out referendum…

Professor Stephen Weatherill
What is Brexit?

 Credit: speedpropertybuyers.co.uk What is Brexit? Brexit means that the UK will leave the EU. Brexit means that…

Dr John Paul Salter
What is Article 50?

What is Article 50? Article 50 is the article of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) which…

Professor Catherine Barnard
The customs union

What is it? A customs union is an area in which there are: (1) no tariffs (charges)…

Various
Factsheet: No deal – a ‘chaotic’ Brexit

Background Prior to the general election, the prime minister asserted on several occasions that ‘no deal’ would…

Matt Bevington
The EU’s ‘top jobs’

The initial weeks and months following the European Parliament elections are always a crucial period for the…

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