Brexit referendum

October 23, 2018 - 2:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's finances are in better shape than expected, helping Treasury chief Philip Hammond avoid tax increases when he delivers his budget to the House of Commons next week. The Financial Times is reporting that the independent Office for Budget Responsibility will slash its...
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October 23, 2018 - 1:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Top scientists from around Europe have warned that Britain leaving the European Union without an agreement on future relations would harm research across the continent. The letter, signed by 29 Nobel laureates and six winners of the Fields Medal mathematics prize, urges Britain's...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to give a statement to parliament in London, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. May is urging Parliament to support her as Brexit looms, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
October 22, 2018 - 9:48 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete and urging fellow lawmakers to "hold our nerve" during the difficult last push in negotiations. May told the...
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A British Union flag is held aloft bearing slogans including "Democracy", "Rule of Law", "Liberty", "Tolerance" and "Fish 'n' Chips", during the People's Vote March, in London, Saturday Oct. 20, 2018. Some thousands of protesters are marching through central London, Saturday, to demand a new referendum on Britain’s Brexit departure from the European Union. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 5:48 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit Secretary has urged rebellious Conservative lawmakers to stop attacking Prime Minister Theresa May and "play for the team." Dominic Raab also said that talks about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union must be tied up by the end of next month to allow enough time...
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An anti-Brexit campaigners take part in the People's Vote March for the Future in London, a march and rally in support of a second EU referendum, in London, Saturday Oct. 20, 2018. Thousands of protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to call for a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
October 20, 2018 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU. Organizers say another public vote is needed...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk after a group photo during an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 20, 2018 - 6:08 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on anti-Brexit protest Saturday in London (all times local): 2 p.m. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has joined thousands of voters calling for a second Brexit referendum at a major demonstration. Khan said Saturday's event was a "march for the future" for young Britons, including...
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October 19, 2018 - 8:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Salisbury, a former head of the U.K.'s overseas intelligence service said Friday. "I don't believe Russia would have used a nerve agent on the streets of an American or German...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, greets President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jea-in during a meeting on the sidelines of an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders meet with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (Piroschka van de Wouw, Pool Photo via AP)
October 19, 2018 - 7:47 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations after Britain leaves the European Union. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Friday that "we are already having serious discussions about...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk after a group photo during an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 19, 2018 - 5:22 am
PARIS (AP) — Disagreements over the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland could prevent a Brexit deal from being reached, the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Friday. foreclose Speaking on France Inter radio, Barnier said a deal to keep goods flowing smoothly between EU...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ahead on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
October 18, 2018 - 8:43 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit: (all times local): 5:40 p.m. EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker is throwing his weight behind the idea of extending a transition period as Britain leaves the bloc, calling it "a good idea." British Prime Minister Theresa May said at a Brexit summit she...
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