“More than 3 1/2 years after the landmark Brexit referendum, the United Kingdom will finally leave the European Union at 11 p.m. GMT on Friday. That means Britain will exit the bloc of 27 remaining countries and will begin to forge its own way in the world, but there’s a transition period before the U.K. cuts itself off entirely.” NPR: What To Know When The U.K. Leaves The EU.

+ Immediately after Brexit, most things will stay the same – at least to start with. Here’s the latest from the BBC.