Britain's decision to leave the EU is one of the most significant and complicated political changes in the history of the UK.

Keep track of what's happening by seeing the top people and topics written about each day, how much they're covered by leave and remain supporting newspapers, and explore the big moments that have got us here.

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By analysing articles from UK newspapers, What's Happening with Brexit gives you a daily overview of the conversation around Britain's withdrawal from the EU.

This website is updated every night at 12am, using data from the leave supporting newspapers Daily Mail, The Sun and The Daily Express, and the remain supporting newspapers The Guardian, The Independent and The Daily Mirror.

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