Brexit

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage delivers his speech Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Britain faces another week of political gridlock after British lawmakers on Monday denied Prime Minister Boris Johnson a chance to hold a vote on the Brexit divorce bill agreed in Brussels last Thursday. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
November 01, 2019 - 3:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's upcoming election and Brexit (all times local): 10:15 a.m.: Denmark's immigration minister says the number of British citizens seeking Danish citizenship has more than tripled compared with 2017, the year after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Mattias...
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Flags wave outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought the Dec. 12 election to break the parliamentary deadlock over Britain's plans to withdraw from the European Union. Johnson blames Corbyn for blocking his Brexit deal and says a Labour victory would lead to further delay. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
October 31, 2019 - 6:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The opposition Labour Party kicked off its campaign for Britain's December general election with one overriding message Thursday: It's not just about Brexit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn put the emphasis firmly on economic and social issues, calling the Dec. 12 vote a once-in-a-...
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Cars pass by near the skyline with the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 31, 2019 - 4:20 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The 19-country eurozone economy grew at a subdued pace in the third quarter, continuing a shaky upswing amid trade disputes and uncertainty over Brexit. At the same time, weaker inflation figures cast a shadow over the outlook and presented a challenge for the new...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 4, 2014 file photo, Britain's Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow walks through Central Lobby during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London. The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons has become a global celebrity for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain’s Brexit drama. On Thursday Oct. 31, 2019, he is stepping down after 10 years in the job. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool, File)
October 31, 2019 - 4:14 am
LONDON (AP) — It's last or-derrrs for John Bercow. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, who has become a global celebrity and online meme-magnet for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain's Brexit drama, is stepping down on Thursday after 10 years in the job...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend Parliament in London, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons on Tuesday backed an early national vote that could break the country's political impasse over Brexit — or turn out to be merely a temporary distraction. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 30, 2019 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Finally, Britain's political ice floes are moving. After three years of Brexit impasse, an election in six weeks may break the logjam. Or it may just rearrange the ice pack, keeping the U.K. trapped half in and half out of the European Union. Official campaigning for the Dec. 12 poll...
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A workman sweeps up leaves in front of 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons on Tuesday backed an early national vote that could break the country's political impasse over Brexit — or turn out to be merely a temporary distraction. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 30, 2019 - 5:36 am
LONDON (AP) — A respected British think tank slammed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal on Wednesday, concluding that the economy would be 3.5% smaller compared with staying in the European Union. The study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research says the agreement would...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks during the debate on the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. After months of stalemate in Parliament, Britain appeared on course Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country's political deadlock over Brexit. Opposition lawmakers backed in principle the government's request to send voters to the polls in December —though Prime Minister Boris Johnson still faced a tussle over the exact date. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
October 29, 2019 - 1:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons on Tuesday backed an early national vote that could break the country's political impasse over Brexit — or turn out to be merely a temporary distraction. Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes that...
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A man arranges Union flags and an Ulster Banner outside the Houses of Parliament on the day that Members of Parliament debated whether or not to hold a General Election to resolve the Brexit deadlock, in London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. Britain appeared on course Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country's political deadlock over Brexit, after the main opposition Labour Party said it would agree to the government's request to send voters to the polls in December. (Luciana Guerra/PA via AP)
October 29, 2019 - 1:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics and Brexit (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Britain is set to hold an early election on Dec. 12, after a bill authorizing the vote was passed by the House of Commons. Lawmakers voted 438-20 in favor of the bill to give Prime Minister Boris Johnson the early...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to lawmakers during the election debate in the House of Commons, London, Monday Oct. 28, 2019. Lawmakers on Monday rejected Johnson's call for a December national election, in the hope of breaking the political deadlock over Brexit. (Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP)
October 28, 2019 - 2:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain got Brexit breathing space but no clarity on Monday when the European Union granted a three-month delay to the U.K.'s departure from the bloc, postponing it until Jan. 31. British politicians immediately began using the extra time to do what they have done for more than three...
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An anti-brexit demonstrator prepares a European Union flag outside Parliament in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. European Council president Donald Tusk says the bloc has agreed to grant Britain a new Brexit delay to Jan. 31 next year. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 28, 2019 - 8:19 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A German exporters' association is welcoming the European Union's decision to delay Brexit until Jan. 31, but says this should be the final extension. The EU agreed Monday to delay Britain's departure by three months, averting for the...
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