Brexit

Pro-Europe demonstrators protests outside parliament in London, Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019. The British government on Tuesday ruled out seeking an extension to the two-year period taking the country out of the European Union ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote next week on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 08, 2019 - 2:30 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Britain's Parliament has dealt the government a narrow defeat by passing an amendment designed to put roadblocks in place to make a "no-deal" Brexit more difficult. Legislators on...
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Part of a mural by street artist Banksy showing a star being chiselled from the European flag is seen in Dover, south east England, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Britain is testing how its motorway and ferry system would handle a no-deal Brexit by sending a stream of trucks from a regional airport to the port of Dover — even as some legislators try to pressure the government to rule out the scenario. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 07, 2019 - 1:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The Dutch government says it will let British citizens living in the Netherlands remain in the country for 15 months in the event of a no-deal Brexit and offer them the opportunity to apply for residency...
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Some 150 trucks are parked at Manston Airfield during a test for a 'no-deal' Brexit, where 6,000 trucks could be parked at the airfield near Ramsgate in south east England, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. The former airfield at Manston could be used as part of the government plan to park some 6,000 trucks to alleviate expected congestion at the channel ports, about 25 miles (40 Km) from the airfiled, caused by the reintroduction of customs checks on goods in the event of Britain making a no-deal withdrawal from the European Union at the end of March. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 12:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain is testing how its motorway and ferry system would handle a "no-deal" Brexit by sending a stream of trucks from a small local airport to the port of Dover — even as some legislators try to pressure the government to rule out the scenario. The tests began Monday morning and are...
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January 07, 2019 - 7:30 am
LONDON (AP) — New vehicle sales in the U.K. fell in 2018 by their biggest rate since the global financial crisis a decade ago due to a weaker economy and a raft of regulatory changes, an industry lobby group said Monday. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said the new car market was...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC Broadcasting House in London after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is warning critics of her Brexit deal that they risk damaging Britain's democracy and its economy by opposing her plan. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
January 06, 2019 - 9:12 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that a delayed vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal will "definitely" go ahead later this month, as she promised to set out measures to win over skeptical lawmakers. May told the BBC that in the coming days she will give more details...
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January 04, 2019 - 6:05 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's leading mortgage providers says house prices in the country fell in December by their biggest amount in six and a half years, in a further sign that uncertainty surrounding Brexit is weighing on economic activity. The Nationwide Building Society said Friday that house...
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December 31, 2018 - 6:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Britain has cast doubts on whether a major bilateral trade deal can be reached if Parliament approves the Brexit proposal from Prime Minister Theresa May. Robert "Woody" Johnson told BBC radio Monday that negotiating a "quick" and "massive" trade deal between...
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File - In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2017 file photo, Britain's Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick inspects police cadets at the Metropolitan Police Service Passing Out Parade at Hendon, in London. The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has suggested that Britain's departure from the European Union will be costly and could have a damaging effect on public safety. Cressida Dick told the BBC on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 that the adjustment to leaving the EU would be more challenging if there's no deal in place between Britain and the bloc. (Peter Nicholls/Pool via AP, file)
December 27, 2018 - 10:03 am
LONDON (AP) — London's police chief has suggested that Brexit will be costly and could have a damaging effect on public safety. Cressida Dick told the BBC on Thursday that leaving the European Union would be more challenging if there's no deal in place between Britain and the bloc. She said that U...
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Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave flags outside the houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
December 20, 2018 - 10:15 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England warned Thursday that uncertainties related to Brexit have "intensified considerably" since early November and weighing on the U.K. economy. While unanimously deciding to keep the bank's main interest rate unchanged at 0.75 percent, as expected, the nine-member rate...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaking during Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons in London, Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018. Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, but it remains unclear whether lawmakers will approve the divorce agreement negotiated with the bloc.(Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
December 20, 2018 - 7:19 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's upcoming exit from the European Union (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The Bank of England has warned that uncertainties related to Brexit have "intensified" over the past few weeks and are weighing on U.K. economic growth. As the bank kept its main interest rate...
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