Brexit

People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Asian markets retreated Thursday on news that most U.S. Federal Reserve officials believed the central bank would leave interest rates unchanged for the rest of the year. But several said their views could shift with incoming data. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
April 11, 2019 - 5:24 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly lower on Thursday after Britain secured a new deadline for its exit from the European Union. It now has until Oct. 31 to leave the bloc, but worries that lawmakers won't agree on a deal by then weighed on trading. Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.1% to 7,417...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, walks away after speaking with the media after she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders meet Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
April 11, 2019 - 4:27 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:25 a.m. A senior German government official is calling on Britain to "deliver right now" on Brexit and says the delay to its departure from the European Union should be "as short as possible." EU leaders...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, center right, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, center left, prior to a dinner during an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 10:05 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Angela Merkel and Theresa May laughed at their matching jackets. European presidents and prime ministers haggled about Britain's future over a cod-and-shrimp dinner. Then after digesting their iced macadamia nut dessert, they decided to extend Brexit until the stroke of midnight on...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, second left, prior to a dinner during an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 7:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday offered Britain an extension to Brexit that would allow the country to delay its EU departure date until Halloween. Leaders of the 27 remaining EU member states met for more than six hours before agreeing after midnight to postpone Brexit until Oct...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, looks on as British Prime Minister Theresa May, center left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center right, view a tablet during a meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Forget about the date the U.K. will leave possibly leave the European Union. The real question gripping the EU summit: What was on Angela Merkel's tablet? Just as the meeting was about to kick off, the...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 10, 2019 - 10:37 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global trade conflicts such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs are holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi said Wednesday that an improving jobs...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.’s political impasse, but talks between the government and its political opponents over a compromise have yet to bear fruit. Meanwhile, Britain is scheduled to leave the EU in two days on April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
April 10, 2019 - 4:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain's departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.'s political impasse, but talks between the British government and its political opponents over a compromise have...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk, second left, as European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker looks on during a meeting in Brussels. EU leaders will confront British Prime Minister Theresa May for the second time in three weeks on her government’s plans at an emergency Brexit summit on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, and such gatherings aren’t getting any friendlier. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
April 09, 2019 - 2:17 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Tough-guy France softened its stance Tuesday and showed willingness to accept yet another delay in the long-awaited Brexit, diminishing the chances that Britain would crash out of the European Union this week without any future plan. But British Prime Minister Theresa May still has...
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French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting with Urban France representatives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. EU countries, especially France, have become increasingly frustrated and exasperated with the political division and uncertainty in Britain's Parliament about a way forward. (Ian Langsdon, Pool via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 11:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Brexit discussions (all times local): 5:55 p.m. A top official at the French presidency says France is not ruling out the prospect of backing a further delay to Brexit. Just ahead of a planned meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel...
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A woman stands by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Asian markets have followed Wall Street higher as investors watched for Brexit developments and corporate earnings. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul gained, while Tokyo was flat. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
April 09, 2019 - 7:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly edged up Tuesday as investors watched for Brexit developments and corporate earnings. A mid-week meeting of the European Central Bank and the release of minutes from the latest U.S. Federal Reserve meeting will also be of interest, as will an updated...
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