An anti-Brexit protest last March was one of the biggest demonstrations in UK history (Photo: quisnovus)


Internal EU paper: Second Brexit vote was no longer 'distant dream'

A second referendum about the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union was no longer "a distant dream" back in January 2019, according to an internal European Commission document released at the request of EUobserver.

The document is a briefing for Pierre Moscovici, European commissioner for economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs, ahead of his meeting with former UK prime minister Tony Blair last January at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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