Brexit

FILE - In this Thursday, March 21, 2019 file photo, activists pose with their faces painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels. The country's struggle to leave the European Union is one of the great political crisis to afflict Britain in the postwar period. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
March 21, 2019 - 10:36 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 a.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could walk out without a deal on April 12, but he expects it to seek more time under any circumstance. Rutte said that "they can say, in theory, that on 12th of April we are...
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European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (Aris Oikonomou, Pool Photo via AP)
March 21, 2019 - 5:38 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not eliminating — the threat of a chaotic British exit. After a meeting that stretched through...
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FILE - In this Tuesday March 12, 2019 file photo, lorries queue at the entrance to the Port of Dover ferry terminal during delays to the cross Channel ferry, in Dover, England. Britain unveiled a temporary tariff regime on Wednesday, March 13 that could boost the price of imports ranging from cars to butter if the U.K. leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade, triggering fury among business leaders who weren't consulted on the proposals. The tariffs, which would last for up to 12 months, were published hours before lawmakers are scheduled to vote on whether to prevent the country from leaving the EU without a deal. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP, file)
March 21, 2019 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. companies have ratcheted up their preparations for a disorderly "no-deal" Brexit over the past couple of months, the Bank of England said Thursday. As well as opting to keep the bank's main interest rate on hold at 0.75 percent, the nine-member Monetary Policy Committee voiced...
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A woman stands in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Shares in Asia are mostly higher after the Federal Reserve said it has ruled out interest rate increases for this year. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
March 21, 2019 - 5:46 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe on Thursday and headed for a lower open on Wall Street amid Brexit uncertainties and after the Federal Reserve promised not to raise interest rates this year. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.3 percent to 7,311, while the DAX in Germany lost 0.9 percent...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a statement, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. May says it's a matter of "great personal regret" that U.K. won't leave the EU with a deal on March 29. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
March 20, 2019 - 2:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May hit the pause button Wednesday, asking the bloc to postpone the U.K.'s departure until June 30. EU leaders, who are exasperated by...
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An anti-Brexit supporter stands by European and British Union flags placed opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, March 18, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push Monday to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it would mean a long — and possibly indefinite — delay to Brexit. Parliament has rejected the agreement twice, but May aims to try a third time this week if she can persuade enough lawmakers to change their minds. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 20, 2019 - 10:37 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says Wednesday's developments over Britain's looming departure from the EU mean there's only one way British Prime Minister Theresa May can get a...
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Members of the British delegation wait for the start of a meeting of EU ministers for European Affairs at the EU Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Germany's European affairs minister Michael Roth says Brexit is not a game and that the EU is worn out by two years of tortuous and interminable negotiations over Britain's departure from the bloc. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 19, 2019 - 4:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 11:10 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Brexit is in a state of flux and that European Union leaders will "try to react" to whatever British Prime Minister Theresa May proposes on Brexit at an EU summit...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 22, 2018, John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons speaks at Westminster Hall inside the Palace of Westminster in London. Bercow dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's ailing Brexit deal on Monday, March 18, 2019, saying the government couldn't keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same Brexit deal that lawmakers have already rejected twice. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
March 19, 2019 - 4:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government was preparing Tuesday to ask the European Union for a delay of at least several months to Brexit after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same divorce deal that they have already...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 22, 2018, John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons speaks at Westminster Hall inside the Palace of Westminster in London. Bercow dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's ailing Brexit deal on Monday, March 18, 2019, saying the government couldn't keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same Brexit deal that lawmakers have already rejected twice. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
March 18, 2019 - 10:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The speaker of Britain's House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn't keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same deal they have already rejected twice. The government intended to try a third...
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FILE - In this Tuesday March 12, 2019 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to lawmakers in parliament, London. Britain's love-hate relationship with the rest of Europe goes back decades, but the Brexit crisis gripping it today stems from dramatic January 2013 speech by Prime Minister David Cameron in which he promised an "in or out" referendum. Britain voted to leave, but negotiations between Britain and the EU have been slow and at times acrimonious, and the 585-page withdrawal agreement produced after two years of talks has been rejected twice by Britain's divided Parliament. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP, File)
March 17, 2019 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that it would be "a potent symbol of Parliament's collective political failure" if a Brexit delay meant that the U.K. has to take part in May's European Parliament election — almost three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc...
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