Breaking Up Is So Hard to Do: A Brexit Timeline

The Brexit process has been a long and ugly affair. Check out the timeline for some key dates over the last few years since the referendum.
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It has been over two years since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, in what has been dubbed Brexit. 

On June 23, 2016, the day before the referendum, the British Pound was trading at a 6-month high against the U.S. dollar, as it was widely expected that the vote would result in the U.K. remaining in the EU. 

The upset caused the pound to drop 9 percent in a day, and although it has rebounded a little, it is still down overall.

Negotiations between the U.K. and European Union have been an ugly affair and Prime Minister Theresa May, who assumed office on July 13, 2016, has faced heavy criticism for her handling of Brexit. 

On December 10, May delayed the Parliamentary Vote that was supposed to take place the next day on whether or not to approve the negotiations with the EU.

Watch the video above to see other key dates in the Brexit process.