Brexit

From left to right, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, US Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono pose for a group photo during a G7 meeting at ministerial level in Dinard, Brittany, Friday, April 5, 2019. The G7 meeting is focus on cybersecurity, the trafficking of drugs, arms and migrants in Africa's troubled Sahel region, and fighting gender inequality. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
April 05, 2019 - 9:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:25 p.m. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says there's widespread discontent across Europe over the way Britain's exit from the European Union has progressed. Speaking at the Group of Seven's 2-day foreign ministerial in the French Atlantic...
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A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2019. Shares are mixed in Asia, with Chinese markets closed for a holiday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose early Friday while South Korea was flat and shares fell in Australia and New Zealand. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 05, 2019 - 5:24 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World stocks have turned higher ahead of U.S. jobs figures and after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks to ease a trade war with China were making progress. Britain's FTSE 100 edged 0.2% higher to 7,413 after Prime Minister Theresa May requested a further Brexit extension from...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses MP's in the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A Brexit-related vote in Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday ended in a tie, the first time that has happened in a quarter-century. Under Parliament's rules, the speaker of the House has tie-breaking power. Speaker John Bercow cast his vote with the noes. He said that was in keeping with the principle that "it is not for the chair to create a majority that otherwise doesn't exist." (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
April 05, 2019 - 2:53 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May Friday sought to delay Brexit until June 30 to avoid a crash-out in one week's time, but a key European Union leader suggested an even longer pause in the difficult divorce proceedings. In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, May seeks...
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A man shelters with an umbrella as he walks by Pro EU protestors holding flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, April 4, 2019. The British government and senior opposition figures were meeting Thursday in search of a new plan on how the country leaves the European Union as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to stop her shift toward compromise from splitting her Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 04, 2019 - 10:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government and senior opposition figures tried Thursday to overcome intractable differences and forge a new plan for departing the European Union, as the bloc warned of dire consequences if the U.K. leaves the EU without an agreement next week. Prime Minister Theresa May...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain's Speaker John Bercow addresses MP's in the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A Brexit-related vote in Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday ended in a tie, the first time that has happened in a quarter-century. Under Parliament's rules, the speaker of the House has tie-breaking power. Speaker John Bercow cast his vote with the noes. He said that was in keeping with the principle that "it is not for the chair to create a majority that otherwise doesn't exist." (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 7:49 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Debate in Britain's House of Commons has been suspended after water began pouring through a ceiling into the chamber below. Lawmakers were ordered out of the chamber Thursday as a torrent cascaded onto...
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A Chinese investor uses his cellphone as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, April 4, 2019. Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after modest gains overnight on Wall Street.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 04, 2019 - 4:36 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were subdued on Thursday as investors weighed potentially good news on Brexit and trade talks with German economists' warning of trouble ahead for manufacturing. The FTSE 100 in Britain slid 0.4% to 7,388 and the CAC 40 in France fell 0.2% to 5,460. Germany's DAX wavered...
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The buildings of the banking district are reflected in the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun sets, Friday, March 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 04, 2019 - 3:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — A group of leading German economic research institutes slashed their growth forecast for the country on Thursday, warning that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it could get even worse. In a joint statement, the five institutes said they were reducing their autumn...
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In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday April 3, 2019. With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying she would seek another Brexit delay and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 4:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit drama went into overtime Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought a compromise deal to prevent an abrupt British departure from the European Union at the end of next week. In an about-face that left pro-Brexit members of May's...
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A pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporter holds up placards outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. After failing repeatedly to win Parliament's backing for her Brexit blueprint, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May dramatically changed gear Tuesday, saying she would seek to delay Brexit _ again _ and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 03, 2019 - 9:49 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A Brexit-related vote in Britain's House of Commons has ended in a tie, the first time that has happened in a quarter-century. In an illustration of politicians' deadlock over Britain's exit from...
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An anti Brexit protester and placards stand in the rain during demonstrations outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is set for long Cabinet meeting Tuesday, as the government tries to find a way out of the Brexit crisis, after lawmakers on Monday rejected all alternatives to her European Union withdrawal agreement.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 03, 2019 - 2:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's huge services sector contracted in March for the first time since the immediate aftermath of the vote in June 2016 to leave the European Union as firms put off new investments until the fog of Brexit has been lifted, a survey found Wednesday. Financial information company...
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