Brexit

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for her weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 16, 2019 - 11:44 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain's Brexit impasse. But she agreed to give a timetable next month for her departure,...
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Actor Will Barton, who plays British politician Boris Johnson in the upcoming play "The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson", and the writer of the play, Jonathan Maitland, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in London, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson” centers on a key figure in the saga, Britain’s rumpled, Latin-spouting former foreign secretary. The blond Conservative with the popular touch played a major role in persuading voters to back Brexit. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 16, 2019 - 9:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. "The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson " centers on a key figure in the saga: Britain's rumpled, Latin-spouting...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels. Brexit talks between Britain’s Conservative government and the main opposition Labour Party are resuming with little sign of progress, with the two parties far apart on terms of the U.K.’s departure from the European Union. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
May 14, 2019 - 5:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will try again next month to secure Parliament's backing for a Brexit deal so that the U.K. can leave the European Union this summer, May's office said Tuesday. Downing Street said May intends to ask lawmakers to vote on a withdrawal agreement bill...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 file photo, protestor flags fly opposite the Houses of Parliament in London. The British economy is likely to weaken as firms stop ease up on Brexit preparations now that Britain’s departure from the European Union has been delayed by months, the Bank of England said Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
May 10, 2019 - 5:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy expanded by a solid quarterly rate of 0.5% in the first three months of the year as firms geared up for the long-anticipated Brexit date. However, that boon is set to diminish in coming months and growth is expected to ease as the country hurtles toward its next...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, right, and Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrive for a religious freedom round table event at Lambeth Palace in central London, Wednesday May 8, 2019. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 12:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Britain and America on Wednesday not to waver in their friendship as the two nations confront a series of global and trans-Atlantic challenges that have exposed some cracks in their historically close ties. "It is now exactly the opposite of...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Welsh Conservative party conference at Llangollen Pavilion, Llangollen, Wales, Friday May 3, 2019. Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union.(Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
May 07, 2019 - 9:15 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from lawmakers in her Conservative Party to abandon efforts to seek a Brexit compromise deal with the opposition Labour Party. After several weeks of fruitless negotiations, senior Conservative and Labour lawmakers...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker talks to journalists during a news conference following a College of Commissioners meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Juncker says one of his biggest mistakes in office was failing to get involved in the Brexit referendum and counter what he says were the lies spread during the campaign. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 07, 2019 - 8:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:35 p.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says one of his biggest mistakes in office was failing to get involved in the Brexit referendum campaign and counter what he says were the lies...
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Prime Minister Theresa May addresses delegates during the Scottish Conservatives' annual party conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Friday May 3, 2019. Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
May 05, 2019 - 7:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative government and opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday. Writing in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, May told...
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May 02, 2019 - 8:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy is likely to weaken as firms ease up on Brexit preparations now that the departure from the European Union has been delayed by months, the Bank of England said Thursday. In forecasts published alongside the unanimous decision to keep the main interest rate at 0.75...
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during campaigning ahead of next week's local elections in Peterborough, England. Saturday April 27, 2019. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — It's not just Britain's Conservative government that has problems over Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party agonized Tuesday over whether to back a second European Union membership referendum as it campaigns in a European Parliament election that is taking place in just over just...
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