Brexit

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson sits in the cab to break through a symbolic wall with the Conservative Party slogan 'Get Brexit Done', during an election campaign event at the JCB manufacturing facility in Uttoxeter, England, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. The Conservative Party are campaigning for their Brexit split with Europe ahead of the UK's General Election on Dec. 12. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
December 10, 2019 - 9:10 am
LONDON (AP) — With two days until Britain's election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's final push to drive home his key message about Brexit was overshadowed Tuesday by criticism of his ham-fisted response to the image of a sick child sleeping on a hospital floor and allegations that he exploited a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 file photo Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a rally outside Bristol City Council while on the General Election campaign trail, in Bristol, England. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
December 10, 2019 - 5:29 am
LONDON (AP) — If Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wins Britain's general election on Thursday, he’s promising a remix of British society, with a strong emphasis on raising the lot of Britain’s disenfranchised and forcing tax-dodging corporations and wealthy individuals to pick up part of the tab...
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A currency trader watches computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), right, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Asian stock markets have fallen as investors look ahead to interest rate decisions by U.S. and European central bankers and possible American tariff hike on Chinese imports. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 10, 2019 - 1:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese imports and American and European interest rate decisions. Markets also were watching for the outcome of Britain's snap election Thursday amid uncertainty over plans to leave the European...
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Britain's Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson, center, visits Grimsby fish market in Grimsby, northeast England, Monday Dec. 9, 2019, ahead of the general election on Dec. 12. All 650 seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs Thursday when voters will pass judgement on a divisive election that will determine Britain's future with European Union. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 4:19 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leaders were pushing for the finish line in Britain’s election campaign Monday, dashing through multiple constituencies to drum up support in the final 72 hours before polling day. Johnson was touring Labour-held seats across England...
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FILE - In this May 26, 1945 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine tour Churchill's constituency of Woodford, in Essex, England, as part of the Conservative's General Election campaign. Britain is facing the most testing and significant, some would say tortuous, period in its modern history since World War II. The polarized electorate now has a critical choice to make _but it seems unlikely the result, whatever it may be, will heal deep and toxic divisions that could last a generation or more. (AP Photo/Eddie Worth, File)
December 09, 2019 - 12:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history since World War II. The polarized electorate now has a critical choice to make -- but it seems unlikely the result, whatever it may be, will heal deep and toxic divisions that could last a generation or...
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December 08, 2019 - 8:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's political candidates embarked Sunday on a final drive ahead of this week's general election, making last-ditch appeals to shore up support and persuade their backers to go to the polls. All 650 seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs Thursday when voters will pass...
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Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during a head to head live Election Debate at the BBC TV studios in Maidstone, England, Friday Dec. 6, 2019. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for political parties and for voters, as the UK prepares for a General Election on Dec. 12. The debate is moderated by TV presenter Nick Robinson, right. ( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP)
December 07, 2019 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general U.K. vote. Reddit said in a...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to operate a sewing machine decorated for Christmas, during an election campaign stop at John Smedley Mill in Matlock, England, Thursday Dec. 5, 2019. The UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (Hannah McKay/Pool via AP)
December 06, 2019 - 7:45 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to take on opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the last head-to-head debate before a general election in six days — and facing allegations that he’s shirking tough questions about his character and record. Friday’s...
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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon holds a baby in Dalkeith, whilst on the General Election campaign trail in Midlothian, Scotland, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. The independence of Scotland from the rest of the United Kingdom is not on the ballot, but it's uppermost on the minds of many voters here as they make their final choices ahead of the national election next week. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
December 06, 2019 - 3:03 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Ask voters in this picturesque university town in eastern Scotland how they're voting in next week's election, and they’re likely to transition seamlessly from talking about which candidate they want to send to Parliament to discussing whether or not they want another...
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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon holds a baby in Dalkeith, whilst on the General Election campaign trail in Midlothian, Scotland, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. The independence of Scotland from the rest of the United Kingdom is not on the ballot, but it's uppermost on the minds of many voters here as they make their final choices ahead of the national election next week. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
December 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Ask voters in this picturesque university town in eastern Scotland how they're voting in next week's election, and they’re likely to transition seamlessly from talking about which candidate they want to send to Parliament to discussing whether or not they want another...
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