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An image of the clock face of 'Big Ben' is projected onto the exterior of 10 Downing street, the residence of the British Prime Minister, in London as Britain left the European Union, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
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January 31, 2020 - 6:55 pm
So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu. Read more here.
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Brexiteers celebrate in London, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum.
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January 31, 2020 - 9:56 am
Britain begins the day as a member of the European Union. Its status at the end of the day — as a proud nation that has reclaimed its sovereignty, or a diminished presence in Europe and the world — will still be up for debate. Read more here.
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage, third right, reacts after the vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the final legislative step in the Brexit proceedings, during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.
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January 30, 2020 - 10:46 am
A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by Brexiteers in London at the moment of Britain's departure — at 11 p.m. in the U.K., midnight in much of the EU (2300 GMT). The EU is losing one of its biggest members. The U.K. is...
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Union flags and an umbrella tied to railings in front of Parliament in London, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
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October 25, 2019 - 12:44 pm
Less than a week before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, ambassadors from the bloc's 27 other nations agreed Friday to grant the U.K.'s request for another extension to the Brexit deadline — but they did not settle on how long that delay should be.
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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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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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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, greets European Council President Donald Tusk during a tripartite social summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
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March 21, 2019 - 8:41 am
By Lorne Cook and Jill Lawless, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders meeting for a Brexit summit are likely to grant Britain a short extension, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, if the U.K. government can win parliamentary support next week for its divorce deal. But...
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President Donald Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington.
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July 10, 2018 - 8:49 am
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's four-nation European tour has allies fretting over the risk of damage he could do to the decades-old NATO alliance. They're also worried about his potential embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin during a...
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A copy of a letter sent to the Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway by U.S. President Donald Trump demanding an increase in Norway's NATO spending is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
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July 03, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Lorne Cook and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week. In the last few weeks before NATO's July 11-12 summit in...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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May 24, 2018 - 5:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European Union lawmakers. The answers were promised...
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