Brexit

An anti-Brexit demonstrator cries as he gathers in Parliament square in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. British lawmakers have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a huge margin, plunging U.K. politics into crisis 10 weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union. The House of Commons voted 432 -202 on Tuesday against the deal struck between Britain's government and the EU in November. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 15, 2019 - 4:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): French President Emmanuel Macron is casting doubt on chances the European Union will renegotiate Britain's exit deal after British lawmakers roundly rejected the one their government reached with the EU. Macron...
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Pro-European demonstrators hold posters at Parliament Square in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to win support for her Brexit deal in Parliament. Lawmakers are due to vote on the agreement Tuesday, and all signs suggest they will reject it, adding uncertainty to Brexit less than three months before Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 15, 2019 - 2:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Much of the stated opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union centered on the "backstop." The provision was designed to prevent the reintroduction of border controls between Northern Ireland, which is part of the U.K., and the Republic of Ireland,...
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A Leaver, left, and a pro-European demonstrator argue during protests opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to win support for her Brexit deal in Parliament. Lawmakers are due to vote on the agreement Tuesday, and all signs suggest they will reject it, adding uncertainty to Brexit less than three months before Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Parliament was set for a historic vote Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May lobbied for support but braced for defeat of the U.K.'s divorce deal with the European Union. Lawmakers finally get their chance to say yes or no to May's deal after more than two years of political...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China’s slowdown. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 15, 2019 - 6:33 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as after Chinese officials set out plans to support the world's second-biggest economy through a slowdown. Investors were also looking at corporate earnings as well as a vote later by the British parliament on a Brexit deal that has drawn...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. B May offered both a promise on workers' rights and a reassuring letter from European Union leaders on Monday as she implored British lawmakers to support her floundering Brexit deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 14, 2019 - 11:44 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May made a frantic last push Monday to swing lawmakers' support behind her seemingly doomed Brexit deal, warning that its defeat risked scuttling the U.K.'s departure from the European Union and "betraying the vote of the British people." May claimed to...
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A protestor wears a European hat and a Union Jack flag opposite the Houses of Parliament as Pro-European demonstrators protest in London, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to win support for her Brexit deal in Parliament. Lawmakers are due to vote on the agreement Tuesday, and all signs suggest they will reject it, adding uncertainty to Brexit less than three months before Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 14, 2019 - 5:46 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A top European Parliament leader is urging British lawmakers to "behave responsibly" and approve the UK's divorce deal with the European Union. Manfred Weber said Monday that "we ask, we invite our British colleagues to behave...
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Pro-European demonstrators protest outside parliament in London, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to win support for her Brexit deal in Parliament. Lawmakers are due to vote on the agreement Tuesday, and all signs suggest they will reject it, adding uncertainty to Brexit less than three months before Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 13, 2019 - 11:50 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that lawmakers risk undermining the public's faith in democracy if they reject her divorce deal with the European Union in a vote set for Tuesday. May said some members of Parliament were playing political games with the Brexit debate...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker waits for the start of the weekly College of Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
January 11, 2019 - 5:36 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A top European Union official said Friday that the bloc wants to help Britain's prime minister avoid a no-deal departure from the EU, but insisted there can't be any renegotiation of the Brexit divorce deal. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that...
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British conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry, centre, who campaigned to remain in the European Union during referendum debates, reacts with pro-Brexit protesters outside parliament in London, Thursday Jan. 10, 2019. Soubry was verbally confronted by Brexit campaigners on Monday outside parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal seems widely disliked by both pro-Europe and pro-Brexit politicians, threatening the exit agreement and future relations with EU. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 10, 2019 - 9:21 am
LONDON (AP) — As Brexit enters its endgame, the big divide is not between the U.K. and the European Union, but between Britain's government and Parliament. Since Britain struck a divorce deal with the EU late last year, the executive and legislature have been at war. Prime Minister Theresa May is...
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Staff gather inside the gates of the Jaguar Land Rover site in Halewood near Liverpool, England, Thursday Jan. 10, 2019. According to media reports, Jaguar Land Rover is widely expected to announce up to 5,000 job cuts as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.'s Brexit departure from the European Union. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
January 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Jaguar Land Rover's job cuts (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Jaguar Land Rover says it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.'s departure from the European Union. The luxury carmaker says the cuts will be...
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