Welcome to B! Today we're looking at – BREXIT.
On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom [Great Britain which includes England, Scotland, and Wales, along with Northern Ireland] withdrew from the European Union. This is the result of a referendum in June 2016 when the citizens of UK voted 52% to 48% to leave the EU.
1. Rules of travel [passports, visas] between the UK and EU countries
2. Immigration between UK and EU countries
3. Economy, trade, and commerce – money, customs, import taxes, duty-free shopping
If you're interested in researching more of the effect of Brexit, here are two good sites:
Do you live in UK? Let us know in the comments how Brexit has affected you.
Here's a teaser for tomorrow, letter C [no groaning allowed]: