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Jeff Katz
May 30, 2019 - 11:43 am
Actor John Cleese, famous for his roles in Monty Python and Fawlty Towers , has sparked backlash on Twitter after saying “London is not really an English city any more.” Cleese, who recently announced that he supports Brexit and is moving to the Caribbean island of Nevis, took to Twitter on...
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May 24, 2019 - 11:50 am
LONDON (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has called on U.K. authorities to respect the verdict of the Brexit referendum and make the U.K. leave the European Union. Le Pen, the leader of the anti-migrant, populist National Rally party, said Friday in a news conference in Henin-Beaumont,...
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May 24, 2019 - 7:52 am
By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to become the country's next prime minister. She will...
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May 23, 2019 - 1:59 pm
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May backed down Thursday from plans to seek Parliament's support for a Brexit bill already rejected by much of her Conservative Party. But she has not, as yet, caved in to demands she resign and let a new leader try to...
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March 13, 2019 - 10:27 am
by Jill Lawless & Raf Casert LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union braced Wednesday for a chaotic, cliff-edge Brexit after U.K. lawmakers rejected the divorce deal that the two sides had agreed upon. Britain's Parliament was to hold votes later that aimed to rule out or postpone a...
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January 16, 2019 - 2:47 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has survived a no-confidence vote called after May's Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning May can remain in office. Had the...
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Associated Press
January 16, 2019 - 8:22 am
by Dancia Kirka & Jill Lawless LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin, unleashing a power struggle over control of Britain's planned exit from the European Union. May was...
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Associated Press
December 13, 2018 - 10:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:30 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out the possibility that the Brexit withdrawal text that all 28 leaders, including British Prime Minister Theresa May, endorsed last month can be altered. Speaking ahead of a Brexit discussion...
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December 11, 2018 - 9:53 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May fought to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe's capitals. May began her quest over breakfast with Dutch counterpart...
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Associated Press
December 10, 2018 - 9:56 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May looked set Monday to postpone Parliament's vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat, throwing Brexit plans into chaos just weeks after Britain and the bloc finally reached an agreement on the U.K.'s departure. The pound...
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