Brexit

A view of a sculpture by London based Italian artist Matt Marga "One Million Queen" which depicts a profile of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in London, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Tim Ireland
December 10, 2018 - 8:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Facing almost certain defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal, saying she would go back to European Union leaders to seek changes to the divorce agreement. With EU officials adamant the withdrawal deal is not up for...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
November 25, 2018 - 9:35 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Sunday sealed a divorce deal with Britain, and issued a warning to U.K. politicians who within weeks will approve or reject it — this offer is as good as it gets. Amid criticism of the deal from lawmakers on all sides of Britain's EU debate, European...
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez
AP Photo/Paul White
November 24, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union removed the last major obstacle to sealing an agreement on Brexit after Spain said it had reached a deal Saturday with Britain over Gibraltar on the eve of an EU summit. British Prime Minister Theresa May will then have the momentous task to sell the deal to her...
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People coming from Spain cross the airport of Gibraltar to take part at the National Day celebrations at the British territory of Gibraltar.
AP Photo/Marcos Moreno, File
November 23, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — European Union diplomats were meeting Friday to finalize the draft divorce agreement between Britain and the bloc, amid a warning from Spain that it will oppose the deal if it isn't guaranteed a say over the future of Gibraltar. Leaders of EU nations...
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An Anti Brexit campaigner dressed a dinosaur demonstrates in Westminster in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
November 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership. The...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles during a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool
November 16, 2018 - 10:57 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to voters to back her Brexit plan Friday as she braced for a potential leadership challenge from rivals within her party. May answered questions from callers on a radio phone-in, the day after she...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for the Houses of Parliament, in London, Thursday Nov. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Tim Ireland
November 15, 2018 - 12:15 pm
By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain...
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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the opening of the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire.
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July 17, 2018 - 7:13 am
By James Griffiths and Sheena McKenzie, CNN (CNN) — The beleaguered government of British Prime Minister Theresa May is proposing that the UK parliament should break for summer five days earlier than planned, in a move that has been criticized as a desperate attempt to ease the pressure on her...
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President Donald Trump with British Prime Minister Theresa May
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 15, 2018 - 8:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to "sue" the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain's impending exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May greets U.S President Donald Trump before their meeting at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP
July 13, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press ELLESBOROUGH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump pulled off a diplomatic backflip Friday, reversing himself on trade, Brexit and his critical assessment of British Prime Minister Theresa May while insisting the U.S.-U.K. relationship is "the...
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