Brexit

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 - 6:25 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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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 - 5:09 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was braced for an uncomfortable meeting Thursday with Conservative Party lawmakers who are demanding she quit within weeks. Executive members of a committee that oversees party leadership contests were set to confront May with the threat of a...
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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 - 1:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British prime minister's office says Theresa May will try again next month to secure Parliament's backing for a deal to leave the European Union. Downing Street said Tuesday that May intends to ask lawmakers to vote on a withdrawal agreement bill starting the week of June 3...
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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 - 2:08 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, official figures showed Friday. Much of the growth reported by the Office for National Statistics appears to have been due to...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland, Tuesday May 7, 2019. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 2:57 am
LONDON (AP) — 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. Pompeo is meeting Wednesday with British...
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This undated image released by HarperCollins shows Brittany Kaiser, the former Cambridge Analytica employee who spoke out on alleged ties between the data firm and the Brexit campaign for Britain to leave the European Union. HarperCollins announced Tuesday, May 7, 2019, that Kaiser will share the story of her time at Cambridge Analytica in her upcoming book, “Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and how Trump and Facebook Broke Democracy” coming out Oct. 22. (juliantse.com/HarperCollins via AP)
May 07, 2019 - 5:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The former Cambridge Analytica employee who spoke out on alleged ties between the data firm and the Brexit campaign for Britain to leave the European Union has a book deal. Brittany Kaiser's "Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and how Trump and Facebook Broke Democracy...
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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 - 1:54 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is making a final push to do a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party, amid mounting outrage from Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party at the prospect of compromise. Senior Conservative and Labour lawmakers are meeting to see whether they can...
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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 - 2:04 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the 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. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, May told Labour...
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May 02, 2019 - 4:36 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy is likely to weaken as firms stop rushing to prepare for a Brexit date that has now been delayed by months, the Bank of England said Thursday. In quarterly economic forecasts published alongside the unanimous decision to keep the main interest rate at 0.75 percent...
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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 - 3:09 am
LONDON (AP) — It's not just the British government that has problems over Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party is agonizing over whether to back a second EU membership referendum. The left-of-center party's governing executive is meeting Tuesday to decide what to put in its platform for...
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