Brexit

FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend her weekly Prime Minster's Questions at the House of Commons, in London. The EU agreed to postpone the March 29 departure date, but gave Britain only until April 12 to pass May’s original agreement, come up with a new plan and seek a further extension, or leave without an agreement or a transition period to smooth the way. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
April 06, 2019 - 5:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged that the government's strategies to get her Brexit deal approved in Parliament failed, saying Saturday there's little prospect lawmakers will back the thrice-rejected divorce agreement "in the near future." With the U.K. once again days...
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Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during a Foreign Ministers G7 meeting in Dinard, Brittany, Friday, April 5, 2019. Hunt has launched a media freedoms campaign alongside international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney from the sidelines of the Group of Seven foreign ministers' meeting in the French Atlantic resort of Dinard. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
April 05, 2019 - 11:37 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Eurotunnel, the company that manages the tunnel under the Channel, say it is prepared to cope with the extra checks that will be needed if Britain leaves the European Union next week without a withdrawal deal. Eurotunnel spokesman John...
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A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2019. Shares are mixed in Asia, with Chinese markets closed for a holiday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose early Friday while South Korea was flat and shares fell in Australia and New Zealand. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 05, 2019 - 8:24 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World stocks have turned higher ahead of U.S. jobs figures and after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks to ease a trade war with China were making progress. Britain's FTSE 100 edged 0.2% higher to 7,413 after Prime Minister Theresa May requested a further Brexit extension from...
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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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