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Reality Check: Can UK Trigger Article 50 Without Asking Parliament?
Offbeat  (tags: Brexit, Article 50, Parliament, Referendum, EU, UK )

- 1078 days ago -
The claim: The next prime minister will not be allowed to invoke Article 50 - the mechanism for leaving the European Union - unless an act of Parliament authorises them to do so.
EU Referendum: 430,000 Apply to Register During Extension Deadline
Offbeat  (tags: Referendum, UK, EU, Register, Extension Deadline, Governmen, UK )

- 1103 days ago -
More than 430,000 people applied to register to vote in the EU referendum during the extended deadline period.
EU Referendum: Would My EHIC Card Be Valid Post-Brexit?
Offbeat  (tags: Referendum, Health Care, EU, UK, Europe )

- 1105 days ago -
For many Brits heading off on European holidays, a European Health Insurance Card - or EHIC - is an essential part of the packing
Janet Yellen Warns of Brexit Hit to US Economy
Offbeat  (tags: US economy, UK membership, Referendum, Brexit, UK, EU, Business, USA )

- 1107 days ago -
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said a UK vote to leave the European Union could have "significant economic repercussions".
EU Exit Would Be 'Difficult and Lengthy', Peers Warn
Offbeat  (tags: Brexit, Referendum, UK, EU, Europe )

- 1140 days ago -
Leaving the EU would mean "difficult and lengthy negotiations" that could take years to complete, peers say.
Expats Lose Referendum Vote Legal Bid
Offbeat  (tags: UK Expats, Legal Challenge, Referendum, UK, EU, Europe )

- 1146 days ago -
UK expats have lost their legal challenge over the right to vote in June's in-out referendum on membership of the European Union.
Brexit or Love: Friends & Family, Including PMâEUR(TM)s Wife, Fighting Over EU Referendum
Offbeat  (tags: Brexit, Friendship, Referendum, UK, EU, Europe )

- 1148 days ago -
The Brexit debate is the center of major disagreements threatening friendships and family ties. Among those locked in political conflict is the prime ministerâEUR(TM)s wife, Samantha Cameron who has reportedly stopped seeing long-term friend, Sarah Vine,
EU Referendum ;UK Stronger in EU, Says New Zealand PM
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Referendum, UK, New Zealand )

- 1172 days ago -
The prime minister of New Zealand has said Britain's position is stronger if it remains in the European Union
New Zealand Votes to Keep Flag in Referendum
Offbeat  (tags: National Flag, New Zealand, Referendum )

- 1182 days ago -
New Zealanders have voted to keep their existing flag, preliminary results show, after a national referendum. The referendum asked whether the flag bearing the Union Jack should be replaced by a design called Silver Fern, which won an earlier ballot.
Staying in EU 'Exposes UK to Terror Risk', Says Iain Duncan Smith
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Terrorist Attacks, UK, UK membership, Referendum, UK )

- 1213 days ago -
Staying in the EU will make the UK more vulnerable to Paris-style terrorist attacks, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has told the BBC.
Farage: Vote to Stay in EU Would Not Make UKIP Redundant
Offbeat  (tags: Debate, EU, Referendum, UKIP, UK )

- 1510 days ago -
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he would accept the result of a vote on Britain's membership of the European Union, "If it's a full, free and fair referendum".
Election 2015: Nigel Farage Warns of Referendum 'Stitch Up'
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, UKIP, EU, referendum, Politics, UK )

- 1521 days ago -
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he believes there will be "a complete stitch-up" on a referendum over Europe if David Cameron wins a majority.
UK - What Next?
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, Referendum, Politics, Union, UK )

- 1689 days ago -
Moments after the result of the Scottish referendum, David Cameron stepped in front of the cameras and microphones gathered in Downing Street to announce a "new and fair" constitutional settlement for the whole of the United Kingdom.
A Reminder for Despairing Brits: Delhi Gym Will Always Be a Corner of the Empire
Offbeat  (tags: India, satire, Scotland, England, partitioning, referendum )

- 1724 days ago -
The British withdrew from their colonies, one by one, but hey developed a taste for partitioning. They partitioned Palestine, Cyprus, Ireland, North America, us. They have run out of things to partition, & now they are partitioning themselves
Scotland's Independence Referendum Inspires An Okinawan Discussion
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Okinawa Scotland, independance, vote, referendum, Ryukyu kingdom )

- 1726 days ago -
Like Scotland vis-a-vis Britain, Okinawa was never technically a colony of Japan, but in 1872 the new Meiji government did annex the archipelago, which at the time was its own ⤢loosely defined kingdom with a tributary relationship to China.

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