Brexit referendum

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 02, 2019 - 11:00 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — 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...
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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 - 6:42 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and British politics (all times local): 2:05 p.m. British Brexit envoy David Frost has arrived at the European Union's headquarters in Brussels to deliver Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal for kick-starting stalled negotiations on a divorce deal...
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A party boat cruises on the river Main with the buildings of the banking district in background in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 02, 2019 - 2:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — A group of leading think tanks joined the German government and others in cutting its economic forecast for the country on Wednesday, predicting that output will expand only 0.5% this year and 1.1% in 2020. The economic institutes forecast that growth will pick up to 1.4% in 2021...
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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 01, 2019 - 2:21 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After months of Brexit stalemate, Britain is finally about to play its hand, setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "final offer" for a last-minute divorce deal with the European Union. It's a crucial moment for the embattled leader, who is faced with a skeptical EU,...
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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 - 7:59 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on British politics and Brexit plans (all times local): 3:35 p.m. British Prime Minster Boris Johnson is learning that while Brexit is contentious there's more than one kind of hot potato. The U.K. leader was walking swiftly between meetings at the Conservative...
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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 - 4:06 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World markets were mixed on Tuesday after a global agency cut its forecasts for trade and as investors monitor developments in Britain's exit from the European Union. After Asia largely closed higher, the FTSE 100 in Britain was down 0.3% at 7,385. The CAC 40 in Paris was 0.2% lower...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson listens to Sajid Javid, Chancellor of the Exchequer, as he delivers his speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
September 30, 2019 - 8:25 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to fend off allegations of improper patronage and groping a woman as he prepared a final push Monday to fulfill his pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union in just over a month. Johnson sought to energize Conservative...
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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 - 4:34 pm
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, centre, arrives at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. Johnson headed Sunday to the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, where the party is widely expected to endorse government plans to spend more on the country's National Health Service. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
September 29, 2019 - 7:21 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to be drawn on whether he had asked one of his fellow European Union leaders to veto an extension to the scheduled Brexit departure date on Oct. 31. Johnson came to office in July, promising to leave the EU — do or die — by Halloween. The House...
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