Brexit

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Jeff Katz
February 21, 2020 - 10:38 am
Americans are tired of Democratic leadership restricting their rights, so will people start moving? Read more below.
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The U.K. is due to leave the EU on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, the first nation in the bloc to do so. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
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January 29, 2020 - 3:00 pm
By RAF CASERT, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union grudgingly let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the EU's parliament that ended the Brexit divorce battle and set the scene for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead. In an emotion-charged session at the...
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Jeff Katz
December 16, 2019 - 3:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Friday to heal Britain's divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early elections rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliament and a new mandate to take his country out of the European Union at the end of January. Johnson's promise to "...
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Britain's government Chief Whip Mark Spencer arrives at 10 Downing Street, in London, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
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December 16, 2019 - 12:54 pm
By GREGORY KATZ LONDON (AP) — Britain's new political landscape began to take shape Monday as triumphant Prime Minister Boris Johnson talked trade with President Donald Trump and readied a pep talk for his new Conservative Party lawmakers. The incoming class of new Conservative legislators was so...
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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks to supporters in Edinburgh, Scotland, Dec. 13, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in Britain’s election dominated by Brexit. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
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AP News
December 13, 2019 - 1:42 pm
By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the majority he needs to push through Brexit, but he faces another big challenge from Scotland, where the independence-minded Scottish National Party and its leader Nicola Sturgeon have surged to a commanding...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is greeted by staff as he returns to 10 Downing Street, London, after meeting Queen Elizabeth II and accepting her invitation to form a new government, Friday Dec. 13, 2019. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
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December 13, 2019 - 10:04 am
By JILL LAWLESS, DANICA KIRKA and MIKE CORDER Associated Press Eds: MAJOR UPDATE: This story update with Jeremy Corbyn saying a leadership election will be held early next year. With AP Photos. UPDATES: This story updates the summary.; AP Video. LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...
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November 12, 2019 - 9:38 am
By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she's "dumbfounded" that the U.K. government has failed to release a report on Russian influence in British politics as the country prepares to hold a national election next month. The former U.S. presidential candidate told...
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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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