Brexit

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Pimlico Primary school in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018, with Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to meet staff and students. (Toby Melville/Pool via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 6:02 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost Parliament. But he could still win a general election if enough voters approve of his determination to make Britain's departure from the European Union a reality. The U.K. leader who took office in July failed spectacularly in his first...
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In this image made from video, British lawmakers stage a protest in the House of Commons before prorogation of Parliament, in London, Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019. The British government has formally suspended Parliament, sending lawmakers home for five weeks amid a Brexit crisis. (Parliament TV via PA via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 4:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has succeeded in his plan to suspend Britain's rebellious Parliament for five weeks, but he has achieved little else in his first prolonged jousting with legislators determined to prevent a no-deal Brexit. The simmering showdown between Johnson and...
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Incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announces Ireland's Phil Hogan as candidate for EU Trade Commissioner during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday unveiled her team of candidates for the EU commission. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
September 10, 2019 - 3:43 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The incoming president of the European Union's powerful executive arm has nominated Irishman Phil Hogan to lead future EU trade talks, which could put him in charge of negotiations with Britain after Brexit and with the United States. European Commission president-elect Ursula von...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 4, 2014 file photo, Britain's Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow he walks through Central Lobby before Britain's Queen Elizabeth II delivered the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London. A colorful era in British parliamentary history is coming to a close with Speaker of the House John Bercow’s abrupt announcement Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that he will leave his influential post by the end of October. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool, File)
September 09, 2019 - 11:13 am
LONDON (AP) — A colorful era in British parliamentary history is coming to a close with Speaker of the House John Bercow's abrupt announcement Monday that he will leave his influential post by the end of October. That means he won't be sporting his festive designer ties beneath his solemn robes or...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2017, file photo, the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier, third from left, and Charles Flanagan, center, Minister for Foreign Affairs walk along the Irish border close to Castleblayney, Ireland. With Brexit due on Oct. 31, 2019 and a costly no-deal a possible outcome, experts still do not know, or are reluctant to say, exactly what checks are likely at the Irish border. Nevertheless, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains convinced that a Brexit deal can be sealed with the EU in a few weeks. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
September 09, 2019 - 8:52 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — In announcing Monday that he hopes to break the Brexit deadlock by next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to solve in a matter of weeks a puzzle that has troubled European and British specialists for more than two years. Before negotiations on Britain's departure from...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, meets with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings in Dublin, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. Boris Johnson is to meet with Leo Varadkar in search of a compromise on the simmering Brexit crisis. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
September 09, 2019 - 2:58 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, facing staunch opposition at home, told Ireland's leader Monday that a new Brexit deal can be reached so Britain leaves the European Union by the Oct. 31 deadline. Speaking alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin, Johnson said a deal...
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A view of St. Botolph’s Church in Boston, England, Saturday Sept. 7, 2019. Three years ago, almost 76% of voters in this eastern England town opted, against the government’s advice, to leave the European Union, the highest pro-Brexit vote in the U.K. With Britain’s departure delayed and politicians deadlocked, Bostonians now feel frustration, fatigue and even fury. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Schaeffer)
September 09, 2019 - 2:55 am
BOSTON, England (AP) — Like its American namesake, the English town of Boston has a reputation for rebellion. Three years ago, almost 76% of voters in this eastern England town opted, against the government's advice, to leave the European Union, the highest pro-Brexit vote in the U.K. With Britain'...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, meets with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings in Dublin, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. Boris Johnson is to meet with Leo Varadkar in search of a compromise on the simmering Brexit crisis. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
September 09, 2019 - 2:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says he would like Britain's exit from the European Union to be as orderly as possible but that requires London to make clear proposals. Heiko Maas noted in Berlin that the British Parliament has decided it...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, meets with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings in Dublin, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. Boris Johnson is to meet with Leo Varadkar in search of a compromise on the simmering Brexit crisis. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
September 09, 2019 - 2:11 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:05 a.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told Ireland's leader that a Brexit deal can be reached so Britain leaves the European Union by Oct. 31. Johnson told Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar that he believes a deal on the Irish...
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This Sept. 4, 2019 photo shows Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd in London. On Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, Rudd said she has resigned from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet because "I cannot stand by as good, loyal moderate Conservatives are expelled." (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
September 08, 2019 - 1:45 am
LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet says the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson's insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd says "there is no evidence of a deal. There...
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