Live: EU begins to talk life after UK

The EU27 has met, informally, without the UK. It is likely to be the first of many such meetings. [Shutterstock]

The negotiations haven’t even started yet, with the now infamous Article 50 yet to be triggered by Theresa May’s government. Things are starting to take shape and the news will come thick and fast. Follow EURACTIV’s live feed for all the latest developments and talking points.

  • 23 June United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union;
  • 24 June Prime Minister David Cameron announces intention to resign;
  • 13 July Theresa May officially takes over at 10 Downing Street;
  • 8 September May reportedly tells European Council President Donald Tusk that the UK will invoke Article 50 “by January or February”;
  • 16 September Informal meeting of EU27 held in Bratislava, without UK;
  • 2 October May says Article 50 will be triggered by the end of March 2017.
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Scottish minister: UK in post-Empire mode needs to find a new identity

Britain’s decision to invoke Article 50 by March 2017 has thrown the country into chaos, said Fiona Hyslop in an interview with EURACTIV. “The UK has lost an empire and has not managed to decide who and what it is yet over the last few decades and needs a new identity.”