Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks out to greet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before their meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 10:23 am
Britain and the European Union finally reached a tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and bitter frustrations of their three-year divorce battle. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now must sell the accord to a recalcitrant Parliament. Johnson's political...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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September 30, 2019 - 2:52 pm
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to fend off allegations of improper patronage and groping a woman as he prepared a final push Monday to fulfill his pledge to lead his country out of the European Union in just over a month — and, he hopes, move British politics beyond its fracture over...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:32 am
British lawmakers accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday of whipping up anger and division with his charged language about opponents of Brexit, and the speaker of the House of Commons pleaded for an end to the "toxic" political atmosphere.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves his hotel, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York.
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 9:28 am
In a major blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Britain's highest court ruled Tuesday that his decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks in the crucial countdown to the country's Brexit deadline was illegal.
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Anti Brexit campaigner Steve Bray walks on the beach to pose for a photograph during the Labour Party Conference at the Brighton Centre in Brighton, England, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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AP News
September 23, 2019 - 10:01 am
In a decision with wide-ranging political ramifications, Britain's Supreme Court plans to give its verdict Tuesday on the legality of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's five-week suspension of Parliament.
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center, speaks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, after a meeting in Luxembourg, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 11:45 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed Monday to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but the two sides gave starkly different assessments of how far apart they are.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender moored on the river Thames, to mark London International Shipping Week in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 10:17 am
The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons for suspending...
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British lawmakers stage a protest in the House of Commons before prorogation of Parliament, in London, Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019.
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 9:41 am
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has succeeded in his plan to suspend Britain's rebellious Parliament for five weeks, but he has achieved little else in his first prolonged jousting with legislators determined to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Learn more.
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CNN
August 28, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Joe Minihane (CNN) — The prospect of Britain crashing chaotically out of the European Union seems increasingly likely as time goes on. Such a scenario could turn the travel plans of millions of people into a misery of delays, cancellations and bureaucratic nightmares. Travelers seeking to head...
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Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks after being announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
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July 23, 2019 - 7:12 am
By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union...
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