The referendum was an exercise in ends, not means. But the way Britain deals with the result is crucial.
They can be summed up, thus: ignore your people at your peril.
Years after voting to leave the EU, the UK still has no clear plan of how to make Brexit work. These five articles chart the history of an intractable problem.
What sort of democracy is now required to break the Brexit deadlock?
It's easy, now, to think of this as Theresa May's story – but Thatcher, Blair and Cameron all played their part.
One wrong turn after another has left the British prime minister cornered.
The prime minister will be the key protagonist in Brexit the movie, but there are parts for everyone.
Just a week after her government said seeking a short extension would be a wrong move, the prime minister has folded.
A series of amendments failed, but the prime minister must now appeal for more time.
Westminster has consistently disregarded the concerns of the devolved administrations over Brexit.
The ongoing policy uncertainty affects both ends of the economy: consumers and producers.
The Labour leader has cautiously backed a fresh vote – and that's all parliament needs to get the debate going.
The social polarisation over Brexit is pronounced and shows no sign of diminishing.
The UK government has lost a key vote on Brexit – here are the options facing the prime minister.
Looking back, it's a wonder the party is still together after years of arguing about this issue.
It might have looked like her only choice, but postponing the vote was the wrong move for a weak prime minister.
We can't agree what the 'will of the people' was in 2016, but these are the representatives they elected in 2017.
It's the fairest way to settle this debate – though in the absence of a clear majority supporting either "remain" or a "no deal" it would probably mean accepting Theresa May's deal.
A video aimed at presenting the facts about Brexit repeats some of the same mistakes Remain supporters made before the 2016 referendum.
This group only recently reached voting age, and they'd like to have a say.