Brexit referendum

Anti-Brexit campaigner Steve Bray walks near Parliament in London, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The British government said Tuesday that the chances of a Brexit deal with the European Union were fading fast, as the two sides remained unwilling to shift from their entrenched positions. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 08, 2019 - 9:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union traded ill-tempered barbs Tuesday as the U.K. said a Brexit deal might be impossible, with just over three weeks until its scheduled departure from the bloc. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said EU intransigence had led to a breakdown in...
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File - In this Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, and President of the European Council Donald Tusk chat before a meeting on the side of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France. With negotiations on the UK's departure terms from the EU hanging precariously in the balance at a time when silence seemed golden, both sides broke the spell Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 when Tusk directly addressed Johnson on Twitter and gave him his fill about the fast crumbling Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
October 08, 2019 - 8:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures — and in these Brexit times, extraordinary words among leaders. Some British officials have previously compared the European Union to Nazis and Soviets, and EU Council President Donald Tusk said there was "a special place in hell"...
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File - In this Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, and President of the European Council Donald Tusk chat before a meeting on the side of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France. With negotiations on the UK's departure terms from the EU hanging precariously in the balance at a time when silence seemed golden, both sides broke the spell Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 when Tusk directly addressed Johnson on Twitter and gave him his fill about the fast crumbling Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
October 08, 2019 - 8:46 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures — and in these Brexit times, extraordinary words among leaders. Some British officials have previously compared the European Union to Nazis and Soviets, and EU Council President Donald Tusk said there was "a special place in hell"...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Parliament in London, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The U.K. offered the European Union a proposed last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday that it said represents a realistic compromise for both sides, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to hold "rapid negotiations towards a solution" after years of wrangling. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 07, 2019 - 2:31 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is making phone calls to other European Union leaders as he tries to overcome opposition to his Brexit deal. The EU has responded coolly to a U.K. plan to maintain an open Irish border after Britain leaves the 28-nation bloc. Both sides have agreed...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Parliament in London, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The U.K. offered the European Union a proposed last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday that it said represents a realistic compromise for both sides, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to hold "rapid negotiations towards a solution" after years of wrangling. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 04, 2019 - 9:30 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would seek an extension to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline if no withdrawal deal with the European Union is reached by mid-October, according to a document read aloud in a Scottish court Friday. The document quoted in Scotland's Court of Session...
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A construction worker works outside European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. British Brexit negotiator David Frost is continuing technical negotiations at EU headquarters on Friday, seeking ways to find a breakthrough in the stalled UK-EU divorce negotiations. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 04, 2019 - 3:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:40 a.m. British Brexit negotiator David Frost is continuing technical talks at EU headquarters on Friday, seeking ways to find a breakthrough in the stalled efforts to seal a UK-EU divorce settlement. Following downbeat assessments from most...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, March, 12, 2019, a Motorist crosses the Irish border in Middletown, Northern Ireland. The hope of Britain's Brexit split from the European Union depends on finding a political solution to avoid having a hard border across the peaceful green fields that span the seamless border dividing Britain's Northern Ireland from Europe's Republic of Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, FILE)
October 04, 2019 - 3:19 am
DUNDALK, Ireland (AP) — Irish republicans are expressing renewed hopes of reunifying their island in the wake of the U.K.’s recent Brexit proposals, seeing that as a solution to the problems that Britain’s departure from the European Union is bringing. What to do about the border between the...
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In this handout photo provided by the House of Commons, leader of Britain's Labour party Jeremy Corbyn speaks in Parliament in London, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of “Resign!” and dared the political opposition to try to topple him Wednesday at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain’s highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline. (Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP)
October 03, 2019 - 4:06 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and British politics (all times local): 12 p.m. British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says no Labour Party legislator can back the new Brexit proposal submitted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Corbyn said in Parliament that the new plan is just a “rehashed...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his Leader's speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Britain's ruling Conservative Party is holding their annual party conference. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
October 03, 2019 - 1:44 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will present his new Brexit plan to Parliament, a day after he presented it to Europe’s leaders. Johnson is expected in the House of Commons on Thursday to explain the eleventh-hour plan. It contains major changes to the proposed arrangements that...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, greets European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier during a weekly meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was due to send to Brussels what he says is the U.K.'s "final offer" for a Brexit deal, with the date set for Britain's departure less than a month away. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 02, 2019 - 4:29 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and British politics (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The European Union says it will give any proposal from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson serious legal vetting before saying whether it is worthy of being a basis for future talks on the U.K.'s...
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