Brexit referendum

September 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that pay levels in the U.K. picked up strongly during the summer, a development that should shore up the economy amid the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that average earnings excluding bonuses over the three months...
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The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks at the Bled Strategic Forum in Bled, Slovenia, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. Bernier said that it was "realistic" to expect a divorce deal with Britain by early November 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 10, 2018 - 9:40 am
BLED, Slovenia (AP) — The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says a divorce agreement with Britain by early November is "possible," and that's triggered a big rally in the pound. At a conference in the Alpine lake resort of Bled in northwestern Slovenia, Michel Barnier said a Brexit deal was...
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Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sits with his eyes closed as he attends the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Johnson and his wife issued a joint statement on Friday that they separated some time ago and are now in the process of divorcing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 09, 2018 - 8:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit to putting the country's constitution in a "suicide vest" and handing the detonator to the European Union — remarks that drew condemnation from colleagues on Sunday. The attack,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron make deceleration to the media prior to a meeting at the Pharo Palace in Marseille, southern France, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Marseille for talks on European issues such as migration and eurozone reform. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
September 07, 2018 - 11:38 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are holding talks on major European issues from Brexit to how to better coordinate policy on migrants. In a short statement Friday, Merkel said "France and Germany share a common approach" on migration. Both leaders...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Mark Carney the Governor of the Bank of England, during a press conference to deliver the Financial Stability Report at the Bank of England in the City of London. Carney all but confirmed Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018, to a committee of lawmakers, that he is to stay at the helm of the central bank for longer than the planned June 2019 departure, to help ensure Britain leaves the European Union as smoothly as possible. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
September 04, 2018 - 9:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney all but confirmed Tuesday that he is to stay at the helm of the central bank for longer than planned to help ensure Britain leaves the European Union as smoothly as possible. Following days of speculation about an extension beyond his planned June...
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Protestors put up a poster in front of the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab will make a statement to the House on his recent meeting with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
September 04, 2018 - 7:32 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's biggest trade unions is backing calls for a new public vote on leaving the European Union, saying voters were misled during the 2016 referendum campaign. The GMB union, which has more than 600,000 members, says "the promises that were made during the referendum...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 25, 2017 file photo British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrive for a meeting during the NATO summit of heads of state and government, at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels. British ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy, a move likely to fuel speculation that he is seeking to oust her. Johnson wrote in the Daily Telegraph on Monday Sept. 3, 2018 that May's so-called Chequers plan for continued ties with the European Union after Brexit will leave Britain in a weakened position.(Thierry Charlier/Pool Photo via AP, File)
September 03, 2018 - 7:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson slammed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy in a newspaper column Monday, heightening speculation that he plans to challenge her leadership. Johnson wrote in the Daily Telegraph that May's so-called Chequers plan for continued...
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Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab, left, and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier prepare to shake hands after a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
September 02, 2018 - 6:15 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister has again spoken out against calls for a second referendum on Britain's decision to split with the European Union. Theresa May wrote in the Sunday Telegraph that it would be a "gross betrayal of our democracy" to have another vote. She said "millions came out...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May inspects the honour guard after arriving to meet with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The British prime minister is on a three-country Africa visit with a large business delegation as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the European Union in March. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 30, 2018 - 8:25 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday became the first UK leader to visit Kenya in 30 years, bringing security and development funding to East Africa's commercial hub and neighboring Somalia as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Asian markets were mixed Thursday as positive sentiment from U.S. economic data and the country's willingness to strike a trade deal with Canada was shaken by a weaker dollar. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 30, 2018 - 4:16 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were mostly lower Thursday as a weak dollar eclipsed strong U.S. economic data and signs that the European Union could offer Britain a special partnership before it leaves the bloc in March. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.8 percent at 12,456.36...
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