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British Prime Minister Theresa May
Tim Ireland/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a lifeline from European Union leaders Thursday after winning a no-confidence vote among her own Conservative lawmakers. May was meeting Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and European Council President Donald Tusk before an EU summit in...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May
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December 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
LONDON (AP) — British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses. May vowed to fight the challenge "with everything I've...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and Britain's Ambassador to the EU Sir Tim Barrow, left, leave the Europa building after a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 11 2018.
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December 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Tuesday was supposed to be the day that Britain's battle over Brexit was resolved. Parliament was supposed to approve a plan painstakingly worked out by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union for Britain's orderly departure from the 28-nation bloc. But the road out of the...
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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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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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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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German Christian Democratic Party, CDU, chairwoman and Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters the in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
October 29, 2018 - 3:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel set off Monday on what could be a three-year countdown to the end of her leadership of Germany, a stint that has made her the European Union's longest-serving leader and a key figure in facing the continent's many crises. Merkel announced that she will give up the...
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A Kvikk Lunsj chocolate snack in Oslo, Norway, photographed Wednesday July 25, 2018, after the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled that the Norwegian chocolate bar Kvikk Lunsj can still be sold throughout EU.
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July 25, 2018 - 7:16 pm
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — KitKat is not getting its break. The maker of the chocolate bar has for 16 years tried to trademark its four-finger shape in the European Union, arguing that it is a distinctive feature that deserves protection — like Toblerone's pyramid blocks, which are trademarked. But a...
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President Donald Trump, right, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, left, speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 25, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have roiled European markets. The president,...
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