European Union

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond
Frank Augstein/AP
January 17, 2019 - 3:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — A weakened but defiant Prime Minister Theresa May met lawmakers from Britain's rival Brexit factions Thursday to try to forge a replacement for her rejected European Union exit plan. But the country's main opposition leader branded the talks a "stunt," and May gave little sign she...
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An anti-Brexit demonstrator cries as he gathers in Parliament square in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 4:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves a cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 8:22 am
By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers were preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday after more than two years of political upheaval. All signs point to it receiving a resounding...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC Broadcasting House in London after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
Yui Mok/PA via AP
January 06, 2019 - 9:34 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that a delayed vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal will "definitely" go ahead later this month, as she promised to set out measures to win over skeptical lawmakers. May told the BBC that in the coming days she will give more details...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, in London Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, for the House of Commons to make a statement on the EU Summit held recently in Brussels.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo
December 17, 2018 - 11:53 am
By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that the postponed vote in Parliament on Britain's Brexit agreement with the European Union will be held the week of Jan. 14 — more than a month after it was originally scheduled and just 10...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, speak with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.
Francisco Seco/AP
December 14, 2018 - 8:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic "no-deal" scenario. May canceled a Brexit vote in the U.K. Parliament...
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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
Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP
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.
Virginia Mayo/AP
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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