Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, says she intends to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union by March 2017.
Speaking to the BBC on Sunday, May said she would seek to begin the 2-year negotiation process required to leave the EU in "the first quarter of 2017".
The BBC's Rob Watson reports for NPR's newscast unit:
"It feels like a big moment. We now know Theresa May wants Britain to have left the EU by around April 2019.