Brexit

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during aN interview with The Associated Press at British Embassy in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Hunt said it’s time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating its nuclear weapons. Hunt told that Britain is ready to relax economic sanctions on North Korea when there is concrete evidence of a change from the North Korean side. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 18, 2018 - 1:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday that the U.K. will flourish with or without an agreement on its relationship with the European Union after it leaves the grouping next year. A "no-deal" Brexit is possible, he said in an interview in Tokyo, "but I don't think it's in...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May listens at the start of her meeting with the Qatar's emir at 10 Downing Street in London. May has told the BBC in an interview scheduled for broadcast Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, that she gets “irritated” by the debate over her leadership during Brexit negotiations. (Matt Dunham, Pool Photo via AP, File)
September 16, 2018 - 2:39 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations. She told the BBC in an interview scheduled to be broadcast Monday that she is concerned for the country's future, not her own, as talks...
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Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab arrives for a cabinet meeting on Brexit at 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 13, 2018 - 9:52 am
LONDON (AP) — It turns out the consequences of Brexit may not be confined to Earth. The British government said Thursday that the U.K. may get less warning of falling space debris if the country leaves the bloc without a divorce agreement. The news was one of the more eye-catching items in a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 file photo, Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, speaks during a media conference to present the central bank's quarterly Inflation Report, in London. Carney has agreed to extend his period as governor by six months until January 2020 to help out with Britain's exit from the European Union, it was reported on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The announcement from the government and the bank was expected after Carney told lawmakers last week that he was "willing" to extend his tenure beyond his scheduled June 2019 departure. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File)
September 13, 2018 - 4:54 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75 percent as policymakers await developments in Britain's looming exit from the European Union. In a statement Thursday, the bank said its nine-member rate-setting panel voted unanimously to keep borrowing rates...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, people sit outside a Wetherspoon pub in North London. The pub chain founded by a prominent Brexit supporter, JD Wetherspoon, says starting Sept. 26, 2018, it will stop selling French brandy and German Jagermeister liqueur and replace them with products non-European Union countries. (AP Photo/Robert Stevens, File)
September 12, 2018 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — A pub chain founded by a prominent Brexit supporter said Wednesday it will stop selling French brandy and German Jagermeister liqueur and replace them with products from countries that aren't European Union members. JD Wetherspoon said that starting Sept. 26, its 880 pubs will stock...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Mark Carney the Governor of the Bank of England, during a press conference to deliver the Financial Stability Report at the Bank of England in the City of London. Carney all but confirmed Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018, to a committee of lawmakers, that he is to stay at the helm of the central bank for longer than the planned June 2019 departure, to help ensure Britain leaves the European Union as smoothly as possible. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
September 11, 2018 - 5:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England's Mark Carney agreed Tuesday to extend his period as governor by six months until January 2020 in order to help out in the initial phases of Britain's exit from the European Union. The announcement from the government and the bank was expected after Carney told...
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Remain supporters holds up a placards and flags of United Kingdom and the European Union outside The Palace of Westminster to show their support for 'Stopping Brexit' in London, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 11, 2018 - 3:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Household incomes in the U.K. picked up during the summer, official figures showed Tuesday, a development that, if sustained, should shore up the British economy in the run-up to Brexit. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that average earnings excluding bonuses were up 2...
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The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks at the Bled Strategic Forum in Bled, Slovenia, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. Bernier said that it was "realistic" to expect a divorce deal with Britain by early November 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 10, 2018 - 8:59 am
BLED, Slovenia (AP) — The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator was cautiously optimistic Monday about the prospects of a deal with Britain by early November, in comments that triggered a big rally in the value of the pound. At a conference in the Alpine lake resort of Bled in northwestern...
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Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sits with his eyes closed as he attends the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Johnson and his wife issued a joint statement on Friday that they separated some time ago and are now in the process of divorcing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 09, 2018 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit to putting the country's constitution in a "suicide vest" and handing the detonator to the European Union — remarks that drew condemnation from colleagues on Sunday. The attack,...
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Protestors put up a poster in front of the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab will make a statement to the House on his recent meeting with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
September 04, 2018 - 9:29 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's biggest trade unions on Tuesday joined calls for a new public vote on leaving the European Union, saying voters were misled during the 2016 referendum campaign. The GMB union, which has more than 600,000 members, said "the promises that were made during the referendum...
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