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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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AP News
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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AP News
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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AP News
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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Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit
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AP News
January 14, 2020 - 8:31 am
Britain, France and Germany have launched action under the Iran nuclear agreement paving the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran’s attempts to roll back parts of the deal, the European Union's foreign policy chief said. Read more here.
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European Court of Justice in Luxembourg
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:46 am
The European Union's top court ruled Tuesday that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels, in a decision that was welcomed by rights groups but sparked anger in Israel. Read more here.
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The statue of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill stands in Parliament Square, in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019.
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AP News
October 28, 2019 - 1:44 pm
The European Union agreed Monday to delay Brexit by three months until Jan. 31, acting 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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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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Syrian troops deploy in the northern town of Tal Tamr, Monday, Oct 14, 2019.
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AP News
October 14, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria.
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People welcome Syrian troops
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AP News
October 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. Read more here.
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Airport delays
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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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