Live: UK leader Theresa May takes questions in the House of Commons

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has officially signed and sealed the order that invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which kick-starts the country’s divorce from the European Union. The formal two-year process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) begins when Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, which became law in 2009, is triggered.

 

Our live blog is tracking reaction as the UK fires the starting pistol on a two-year countdown to its withdrawal from the European Union.

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