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TWO OPICS TO DO MORE T WITH 50! iWORLD Article 50 of The Lisbon Treaty is a rule that allows any member country to leave the European Union, EU, and gives them up to two years to work out the arrangements. In a vote on 23rd June 2016, the majority in the United Kingdom chose to leave the EU. No country has left the EU before; it wasn't even possible to leave legally before the Treaty of Lisbon became law in December 2009. Prime Minister The resa May 'triggered' Article 50 on 29th March 2017 and the UK was offi cially told it should leave the EU by April 2019. This has been nicknamed "Brexit", (Britain's exit). WEB TIP brilliantmaps.com/eng-gb-uk/ www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-is-article-50- the-only-explanation-you-need-to-read/ iTECH UK Fast 50 Do you love new technology? Have you heard about the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards? It’s a great way to learn about inventions in a whole range of areas including biotechnology, the internet, life sciences, hardware, soft ware and telecommunications. UK Technology Fast 50 companies are also entered into the international Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA awards for Europe the Middle East and Africa. The 50 fastest-growing technology businesses in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are celebrated. In 2016, these UK companies employed over 7,100 people and had sales worth around £884 million! Past UK winners include Just Eat. Tell us if you see their logo at your local restaurant or takeaway! DO YOU LIKE INVENTING TH INGS? If you have ideas for thin gs to invent or would like to setu p your own business, we wan t to hea r from you! Get in touch with am azingchildren@potentialplusu k.org WEB TIP UK Technology Fast 50: www.fast50.co.uk/2016- winners/2016-winners.aspx Technology Fast 500 EMEA: www2.deloitte.com/global/ en/pages/technology-media-and-telecommunications/ articles/technology-fast-500-emea.html FUSE 13