Brexit referendum

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Boris Johnson speaks at a fringe event during the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre, in Birmingham, England. Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader _ and as the next prime minister. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
May 24, 2019 - 4:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader — and as the next prime minister. These are some of the most prominent names on a list of contenders that is expected to grow in...
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A currency trader talks near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 24, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as worries that the standoff between the U.S. and China over trade might expand put investors in a selling mood. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 24, 2019 - 4:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks are rebounding following Thursday's sell-off, with markets hoping for an easing in the U.S.-China trade dispute and after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to resign as of June 7. Investors appear to hope May's pending resignation could unblock the...
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A police officer stands outside 10 Downing Street, the residence of British Prime Minister Theresa May, in London, England, Friday, May 24, 2019. Conservative lawmakers have given May until Friday to announce a departure date or face a likely leadership challenge. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 24, 2019 - 2:11 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and Britain's political crisis (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave a polling station after voting in the European Elections in Sonning, England, Thursday, May 23, 2019.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May 24, 2019 - 1:16 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May met a leader of her Conservative lawmakers on Friday amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date. The party's key backbench committee called the showdown meeting for May to agree to leave soon or face a likely...
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In this image made available by UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
May 23, 2019 - 1:13 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership. May's fate looked sealed on Thursday after the resignation of Cabinet minister Andrea...
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A man waits for the polling station to open before casting his ballot for the European elections in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 22, 2019 - 10:56 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls opened Thursday in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments. A half hour after...
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Anti Brexit campaigners hold banners near Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her tattered Brexit blueprint — and to call an end to her embattled premiership — after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 22, 2019 - 12:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May's Brexit...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in London, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament's backing for Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the bloc. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
May 22, 2019 - 2:41 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next month on a bill implementing Britain's departure...
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Britain's Nigel Farage after being hit with a milkshake during a campaign walkabout in Newcastle, England, Monday May 20, 2019. (Tom Wilkinson/PA via AP)
May 20, 2019 - 6:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage has been hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in Newcastle, northeast England, on Monday. Police said a 32-year-old man was...
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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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