Brexit referendum

A worker stands near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as investors look ahead to the British parliament’s vote on a plan to leave the European Union. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, and Sydney all advanced. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 12, 2019 - 4:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks turned lower Tuesday and the British pound dropped as expectations grew that British lawmakers would reject a plan to leave the European Union. In midday trading, France's CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 5,254 while Germany's DAX lost its gains to trade flat at 11,518...
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A man walks near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the foreign exchange rates at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as investors look ahead to the British parliament’s vote on a plan to leave the European Union. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney all advanced. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 11, 2019 - 10:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Britain's vote on a plan to leave the European Union. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.2 percent to 3,092.99 points and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.9 percent to 21,530.17. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.5...
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A man adjusts a British flag prior to a media conference of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Monday, March 11, 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May is making a last-ditch attempt to get concessions from EU counterparts on elements of the agreement they all reached late last year. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
March 11, 2019 - 8:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on talks about Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker says both the EU and the British government are fully behind revisions intended to break the political deadlock over a proposed deal on Brexit. Juncker,...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, background, is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg, France, Monday, March 11, 2019. May flew to Strasbourg, France, late Monday to try to secure a last-minute deal with the bloc. (Vincent Kessler/Pool Photo via AP)
March 11, 2019 - 5:43 pm
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Britain and the European Union emerged from last-minute talks late Monday to announce they had finally removed the biggest roadblock to their Brexit divorce deal, only hours before the U.K. Parliament was due to decide the fate of Prime Minister Theresa May's hard-won plan...
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The flag of the European Union and the British national flags are flown on poles during a demonstration by remain in the EU outside spporters the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will give British lawmakers a choice of approving her divorce agreement, leaving the EU March 29 without a deal or asking to delay Brexit by up to three months. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
March 09, 2019 - 10:24 am
LONDON (AP) — With tensions escalating, Britain's House of Commons leader said Saturday that European Union officials need to take seriously British proposals for ending the Brexit impasse before a crucial vote in Parliament. Andrea Leadsom said EU leaders are wrongly accusing Britain of failing to...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech in Grimsby, north east England, Friday March 8, 2019. British lawmakers are due to vote for a second time Tuesday on the deal, which they overwhelmingly rejected in January. (Christopher Furlong/PA via AP)
March 08, 2019 - 9:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May tried to pressure U.K. lawmakers Friday to support her Brexit deal, warning that Britain may never leave the European Union if they vote down the agreement next week. Battling to stave off a second defeat for the unpopular divorce deal, May also implored the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox leaves after a cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London. Britain's chief law officer says Brexit negotiations with the European Union will continue through the weekend, as the U.K. scrambles to secure changes to the EU divorce deal before a vote in Parliament next week, it was reported on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The EU says "difficult" talks have failed to produce a breakthrough because British proposals are unrealistic. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
March 07, 2019 - 7:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit negotiations between Britain with the European Union will continue through the weekend, the country's chief law officer said Thursday as the U.K. scrambled to secure changes to the divorce deal before a vote in Parliament next week. With Britain's scheduled departure from the...
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A man walks past European Union flags outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, March 7, 2019. Britain's chief law officer says Brexit negotiations with the European Union will continue through the weekend, as the U.K. scrambles to secure changes to the EU divorce deal before a vote in Britain's Parliament next week. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 07, 2019 - 7:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 3 p.m. The European Parliament's top Brexit official says he does not want a long extension of Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union and certainly not one that goes beyond the May elections...
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In this Saturday, March 2, 2019 photo, a sub saharan worker collects tomatoes at the Gava group greenhouses in Almería, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
March 06, 2019 - 11:55 pm
ALMERIA, Spain (AP) — A corner of southern Spain with a sunny desert climate sent about 314,000 tons of fresh fruit and vegetables last year to the United Kingdom, where shoppers are willing to pay more to have out-of-season produce on their tables. Tomatoes, zucchini, watermelons, cucumbers and...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session, in parliament in London, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Britain's chief law officer said Wednesday that Brexit negotiations with the European Union had got to "the meat of the matter," after Northern Ireland's top civil servant warned that a disorderly U.K. exit could destabilize both the economy and the peace process. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 06, 2019 - 8:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The European Union said Wednesday that "difficult" talks with Britain have failed to break the Brexit deadlock, less than a week before U.K. lawmakers are due to approve or reject the government's divorce deal with the bloc. Britain's chief law officer claimed the two sides were...
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