Brexit

In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses MP's in the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A Brexit-related vote in Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday ended in a tie, the first time that has happened in a quarter-century. Under Parliament's rules, the speaker of the House has tie-breaking power. Speaker John Bercow cast his vote with the noes. He said that was in keeping with the principle that "it is not for the chair to create a majority that otherwise doesn't exist." (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
April 05, 2019 - 5:53 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May Friday sought to delay Brexit until June 30 to avoid a crash-out in one week's time, but a key European Union leader suggested an even longer pause in the difficult divorce proceedings. In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, May seeks...
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A man shelters with an umbrella as he walks by Pro EU protestors holding flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, April 4, 2019. The British government and senior opposition figures were meeting Thursday in search of a new plan on how the country leaves the European Union as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to stop her shift toward compromise from splitting her Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 04, 2019 - 1:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British government and senior opposition figures tried Thursday to overcome intractable differences and forge a new plan for departing the European Union, as the bloc warned of dire consequences if the U.K. leaves the EU without an agreement next week. Prime Minister Theresa May...
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European Commissioner for Jobs, Growth and Investment Jyrki Katainen speaks during a media conference regarding contingency planning for public health and food safety in the event of no-deal Brexit at EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 04, 2019 - 9:51 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Just eight days before Britain is to leave the European Union, senior EU officials still cannot rule out the possibility that customs checkpoints might have to be rebuilt along the volatile Irish border should the U.K. crash out of the bloc without a divorce deal. In recent days, EU...
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The buildings of the banking district are reflected in the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun sets, Friday, March 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 04, 2019 - 6:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — A group of leading German economic research institutes slashed their growth forecast for the country on Thursday, warning that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it could get even worse. In a joint statement, the five institutes said they were reducing their autumn...
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A Chinese investor uses his cellphone as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, April 4, 2019. Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after modest gains overnight on Wall Street.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 04, 2019 - 5:02 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Europe on Thursday after a group of German economic research institutes warned of trouble ahead for manufacturing, especially if Britain exits the European Union without a divorce deal. Germany's DAX fell 0.2% to 11,936.15 and the CAC 40 in France sank 0.3%...
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In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday April 3, 2019. With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying she would seek another Brexit delay and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 7:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit drama went into overtime Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought a compromise deal to prevent an abrupt British departure from the European Union at the end of next week. In an about-face that left pro-Brexit members of May's...
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A pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporter holds up placards outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. After failing repeatedly to win Parliament's backing for her Brexit blueprint, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May dramatically changed gear Tuesday, saying she would seek to delay Brexit _ again _ and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 03, 2019 - 4:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the risk of Britain accidentally crashing out of the European Union without a divorce agreement is "alarmingly high" and it's "absolute nonsense" to suggest...
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April 03, 2019 - 5:01 am
LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that activity in the services sector in Britain contracted in March for the first time since the immediate aftermath of the country's vote in June 2016 to leave the European Union. Financial information company IHS Markit said Wednesday that the downturn...
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A pro EU protestor demonstrates opposite The Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is set for a marathon session with her Cabinet as the government tries to find a way out of the Brexit crisis, after lawmakers again rejected all alternatives to her European Union withdrawal agreement. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 02, 2019 - 3:15 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:15 p.m. British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is happy to sit down with Prime Minister Theresa May to work on a Brexit deal, even though "so far she hasn't shown much sign of compromise." The leader of the left-of-center Labour...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference outside Downing Street, in London, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. May said Tuesday that she will seek to further delay Britain's exit from the European Union and seek to make an accord with the political opposition in a bid to break the Brexit impasse. May made the announcement after the EU's chief negotiator warned that a chaotic and costly Brexit was likely in just 10 days unless Britain snapped out of the political crisis that has paralyzed the government and Parliament. (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP)
April 02, 2019 - 2:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, Prime Minister Theresa May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying Britain would seek a further delay to Brexit as its politicians sought a compromise solution to the crisis. May made the...
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