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Brexit: Britain divided

By France 24
25 March 2018   |   9:30 am
Just last year, Theresa May boldly asserted that the UK was “coming together” on the issue of Brexit. But with just 12 months to go to hash out a deal with the EU, Britain seems ever more divided. So much so, that one columnist has even ironically suggested that the kingdom should split into two separate countries in March next year - Remania for those that want to stay with Brussels, and Brexitland for those keen to cut the ties. Our team went to find out what the electorate wants.

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