What was Britain’s attitude toward European integration. The great power dreams of Britain suffered major wounds in 1956 and after the collapse of the colonial empire. What were the reasons of the British decision to join the EU. Britain remained the hesitant member, “inside outsider.” Often decided to opt out from supranational institutions, and at the end to leave the EU. The question of “hard” or “soft” landing. Theresa May’s “Chequers plan” and its rejection by the EU. What are the possible consequences of Brexit?