It’s been seven months since the U.K. triggered the two-year countdown to Britain’s exit from the European Union, but the path to Brexit remains murkier than ever as officials contradict each other.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May voted to Remain but now pledges to deliver Brexit, while opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn’s views on the EU are ambivalent at best. May’s own Conservative Party is split, with one vocal faction calling for the U.K. to walk out without a deal. (Here’s what “no deal” would mean.) Meanwhile, the EU is puzzled by the British approach, with talks stalled.As with most unprecedented events, who’s to say how it will pan out. Here’s a guide to what to believe as talks progress and—more importantly—what not to.
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