Brexit

Dudley Devine, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Energy companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher in early trading Wednesday, wiping out some of the market's losses from a day earlier. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 14, 2018 - 7:10 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.7 percent to 21,686.71 points and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 retreated 0.6 percent to...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech outside 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Cabinet agrees draft Brexit deal with European Union after 'impassioned' debate. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 14, 2018 - 2:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — In a hard-won victory, British Prime Minister Theresa May persuaded her fractious Cabinet to back a draft divorce agreement with the European Union on Thursday, a decision that triggers the final steps on the long and rocky road to Brexit. But she faces a backlash from her many...
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A demonstrator attaches a banner outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet on Wednesday that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the European Union or plunging the U.K. into political and economic uncertainty. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 14, 2018 - 10:55 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Some pro-Brexit lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party are hinting they plan to challenge her leadership. Brexit-backers are furious about a draft divorce deal with the European Union, which they say...
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Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab, leaves after a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 13, 2018 - 11:09 am
LONDON (AP) — After months of stalled talks, false starts and setbacks, negotiators from Britain and the European Union struck a proposed divorce deal Tuesday to provide for the U.K.'s smooth exit from the bloc. But the agreement faces major political hurdles starting Wednesday, when British Prime...
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Passers-by are reflected in an artwork based on the European Union flag, with one star missing, in the European Commissions headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Britain's European Union partners on Monday ratcheted up political pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May amid signs that some progress is being made in Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 13, 2018 - 4:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit is already having an impact on Britain's labor market, with the number of people from the European Union working in the country falling by a record amount. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday the number of EU nationals working in Britain fell by 132,000 in the three...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, shakes hands with Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney during a meeting at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Britain's European Union partners on Monday ratcheted up political pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May amid signs that some progress is being made in Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 12, 2018 - 1:02 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union appeared to be inching toward agreement on Brexit on Monday, but British Prime Minister Theresa May faced intensifying pressure from her divided Conservative government that could yet scuttle a deal. Britain leaves the EU on March 29 — the first...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, Jo Johnson visits the the European Commission in Brussels. A transport minister in the British government stepped down Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 to protest Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan and is backing calls for a second referendum on whether the country should leave the European Union. Jo Johnson, younger brother of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, said Friday that the withdrawal agreement being discussed would greatly weaken Britain. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP, file)
November 10, 2018 - 4:39 am
LONDON (AP) — A former U.K. minister says others may step down from the government to protest Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan. Jo Johnson told BBC radio Saturday it is up to members of Parliament to take a stand. He said that if others decide to resign, "good on them." Johnson, the younger...
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November 09, 2018 - 2:38 am
LONDON (AP) — A spike in consumer spending driven by warm weather and England's surprise advance to the semifinals of the soccer World Cup helped the British economy post its best growth in nearly two years during the third quarter, official figures showed Friday. However, the 0.6 percent quarterly...
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European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union, French Michel Barnier and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, right, at the European People's Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki, Finland, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 6:57 am
HELSINKI (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator on Thursday said that gaps remain to be bridged in talks on the U.K.'s departure from the bloc as time runs out to secure a deal and have it endorsed. Britain leaves the EU on March 29, but a deal must be sealed in the coming weeks to leave...
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Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila, left, welcomes European Council President Donald Tusk at the Prime Minister's official residence Kesaranta in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018. Conservative leaders from across Europe are gathering to plot their strategy to win the next EU elections, and must decide whether Hungary’s stridently nationalist ruling party should remain in their political family. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 6:54 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk spoke by phone Wednesday amid signs of movement in deadlocked Brexit talks. Tusk tweeted that the pair spoke "to take stock of progress in #brexit talks and discuss way ahead." Tusk has said he is willing to...
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