Brexit

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October 29, 2019 - 7:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party has told fellow lawmakers that he'll back an early election now that the prospect that the country could crash out of the European Union without a deal has been taken off the table. Jeremy Corbyn's remarks Tuesday come only hours before...
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October 28, 2019 - 10:27 am
By JILL LAWLESS and SAMUEL PETREQUIN Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The European Union agreed Monday to delay Brexit by three months until Jan. 31, making the offer to avert a chaotic U.K. departure just three days before Britain was due to become the first country ever to leave the 28-nation bloc...
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October 17, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By RAF CASERT, JILL LAWLESS and LORI HINNANT Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their tentative Brexit deal. He now faces an opponent closer to...
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October 17, 2019 - 11:56 am
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union have a Brexit deal — and if it is ratified, people and businesses will finally have a measure of certainty about what lies ahead. That's a big if. This is not the first time the two sides have proclaimed an agreement...
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An unrepentant Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament
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September 25, 2019 - 3:30 pm
By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of "Resign!" and dared the political opposition to try to topple him Wednesday at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain's highest court ruled he acted...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain's bedeviling Brexit dilemma intensified Friday, as opposition parties refused to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for an election until he secures a delay to Britain's exit from the European Union — something he vows he'll never do...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bad week got even worse Thursday when younger brother Jo walked away from his government post over their differing stances on Brexit. It was clearly a difficult decision for Jo Johnson, who had returned to government as an education minister when...
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Jeff Katz
September 04, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Pro-Brexit supporters in Britain have pushed back against the "betrayal" of MPs who have moved to make a no deal Brexit illegal. The MPs voted 328 to 301 in favor of a motion that would "give backbench MPs control of parliamentary time tomorrow to pass legislation aimed at preventing a no deal...
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September 03, 2019 - 5:41 pm
By DANICA KIRKA and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major defeat in Parliament on Tuesday night as rebellious lawmakers voted to seize control of the Brexit agenda. The prime minister immediately said he would call for a new general...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 350 points as the...
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