Negotiators will be working against the clock. But deal or no deal, the UK will leave the EU on 29 March 2019
Almost one year after British voters asked to leave the EU, official exit talks started on Monday 19 June. David Davis, the Brexit secretary, sat opposite Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, at the European commission headquarters in Brussels. With a handshake for the cameras, the two men began a technically arduous journey that will seal Britain’s fate for decades to come.