European Union

A man shelters with an umbrella as he walks by Pro EU protestors holding flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, April 4, 2019.
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April 04, 2019 - 11:05 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The British government and senior opposition figures met Thursday to seek a new plan on how the country leaves the European Union, as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to limit divisions within her Conservative Party inflamed by her shift toward...
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With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying she would seek another Brexit delay and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise.
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April 03, 2019 - 3:20 pm
By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit drama went into overtime Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought a compromise deal to prevent an abrupt British departure from the European Union at the end of next week. In an about-face that...
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Anti Brexit protesters hold onto their flags and placards as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
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March 28, 2019 - 9:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit logjam has become a pileup. Lawmakers have voted, and the results are a mess. They don't want Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal, don't want to leave without a deal, and don't want any of the other options on offer. The country faces a deadline of April 12...
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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London.
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March 27, 2019 - 2:07 pm
By Tara John and Bianca Nobilo (CNN) -- Theresa May has pledged to resign as British Prime Minister once her Brexit deal has been delivered, bowing to intense pressure from her own party. May was forced to make the offer to Conservative party lawmakers in an attempt to persuade them to back her...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels.
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March 24, 2019 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May faces growing pressure from within her own party either to resign or to set a date for stepping down as a way to build support for her Brexit agreement with the European Union, British media reported Sunday. Senior Conservative Party figures were urging May...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019.
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March 22, 2019 - 4:22 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Isolated at home and abroad, British Prime Minister Theresa May will be laboring against the odds once again to win backers in Parliament for her unloved Brexit deal, this time to a timetable dictated by the European Union. Almost three years after Britons voted to walk away from...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, March 22, 2019.
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March 22, 2019 - 10:28 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders took back control of the Brexit process from British Prime Minister Theresa May, saying Friday they believe the risks were too great and that action was needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. May's mantra since the Brexit...
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In this March 19, 2015 file photo, bottles of spirits are on display at the Prichard's Distillery in Nashville, Tenn.
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March 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For American whiskey producers, their tariff-induced hangover became more painful in late 2018 when a downturn in exports accelerated, especially in the European Union — the industry's biggest overseas market, an industry trade group said...
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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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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a statement in London on March 20, 2019
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March 20, 2019 - 5:31 pm
LONDON (AP) — Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May hit the pause button Wednesday, asking the bloc to postpone the U.K.'s departure until June 30. EU leaders, who are exasperated by...
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