Brexit referendum

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares his keynote speech, that he is due to deliver to delegates at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, England, Tuesday Oct. 1, 2019. Johnson is scheduled to deliver his keynote speech to the party's annual conference on Wednesday. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP)
October 02, 2019 - 12:06 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send what he says is the U.K.'s "final offer" for a Brexit deal to the European Union, with the date set for Britain's departure less than a month away. Johnson says the proposal is a "fair and reasonable compromise." But it is likely to...
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Police arrive at the International Lounge section of Britain's ruling Conservative Party Conference after an incident when a lawmaker is believed to have been detained by police, in Manchester, England, Tuesday Oct. 1, 2019. The incident triggered a temporary lockdown of the area. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
October 01, 2019 - 8:04 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on British politics and Brexit plans (all times local): 4 p.m. A senior Conservative lawmaker has been kicked out of the party's annual conference after an altercation that sparked a lockdown at part of the convention venue. The party said Geoffrey Clifton-...
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A motorway overhead matrix sign on the M3 motorway warms motorists about possible changes to EU freight papers, near Camberley, south-east England, Monday Sept. 30, 2019. Uncertainty persists over Britain's Brexit split from the European Union bloc, although Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed that Britain will leave on the scheduled date of Oct. 31, with or without a deal. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
October 01, 2019 - 4:38 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Tuesday that Britain will make firm proposals for a new divorce deal with the European Union within days, saying "this is the moment when the rubber hits the road." Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc at the end of...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Shares rose in Asia on Tuesday, with markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai closed for a national day holiday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 01, 2019 - 1:45 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, with European benchmarks flat as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson readied a fresh plan for leaving the European Union. The FTSE 100 was almost unchanged at 7,407.39, while the CAC 40 in Paris also was steady, at 5,676.01. Germany's DAX...
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A European Union flag is flown near Britain's Parliament in London, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed that Britain will leave the European Union on the scheduled date of Oct. 31, with or without a divorce deal governing future relations with the bloc. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
September 30, 2019 - 7:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition parties have met to plan how to be block a "no-deal" Brexit from taking place against Parliament's will. Green Party leader Caroline Lucas said Monday that the opposition is "completely united about stopping no-deal." The parties, including the Labour Party and...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a visit to North Manchester General Hospital before the Conservative Conference, in Manchester, England, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged calm as tempers flare in the debate over Britain's departure from the European Union, even though tempers are flaring over what he said. A defiant Johnson told the BBC on Sunday that the "best thing for the country and for people's overall psychological health would be to get Brexit done." (Andy Stenning/Pool Photo via AP)
September 29, 2019 - 6:21 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied wrongdoing Sunday over his links to an American businesswoman who allegedly received money and favorable treatment because of their friendship during his time as mayor of London. Asked during a BBC interview about his ties to tech...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives, accompanied by partner Carrie Symonds, ahead of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Saturday Sept. 28, 2019. The ruling Conservative Party are continuing with their annual scheduled party conference, despite government lawmakers voting against the party request for a three-day recess to allow extra time for the event. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
September 29, 2019 - 2:42 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged calm as tempers flare in the debate over Britain's departure from the European Union, even though tempers are flaring over what he said. A defiant Johnson told the BBC on Sunday that the "best thing for the country and for people's...
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Dominic Cummings, political adviser to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of "Resign!" and dared his foes 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. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
September 27, 2019 - 1:27 am
LONDON (AP) — A senior adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed concerns about tensions arising from Parliamentary debates over Brexit, telling supporters that it isn't surprising that people are upset about the country's failure to leave the European Union. The prime minister...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talks to journalists before a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 26, 2019 - 1:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:05 a.m. The European Union says it is still waiting for useful proposals to come from Britain to unblock stalled negotiations on Britain's departure terms from the bloc. EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Thursday that he is "still ready...
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In this handout photo provided by the House of Commons, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson 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)
September 26, 2019 - 1:01 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a backlash over his use of confrontational language in Parliament the day after suffering a broad defeat in the Supreme Court. Johnson characterized an opposition bill mandating a Brexit extension as a "surrender bill," and brushed off...
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