Brexit referendum

European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, second left, prior to a dinner during an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 6:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday offered Britain an extension to Brexit that would allow the country to delay its EU departure date until Halloween. Leaders of the 27 remaining EU member states met for more than six hours before agreeing after midnight to postpone Brexit until Oct...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 10, 2019 - 6:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stocks turned higher in European trading on Wednesday on hopes that European Union leaders could grant the United Kingdom another extension for its departure from the bloc and avoid a messy no-deal Brexit. France's CAC 40 rose 0.4% to 5,459 and Germany's DAX also gained 0.4%, to 11,903...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.’s political impasse, but talks between the government and its political opponents over a compromise have yet to bear fruit. Meanwhile, Britain is scheduled to leave the EU in two days on April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
April 10, 2019 - 3:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain's departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.'s political impasse, but talks between the British government and its political opponents over a compromise have...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk, second left, as European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker looks on during a meeting in Brussels. EU leaders will confront British Prime Minister Theresa May for the second time in three weeks on her government’s plans at an emergency Brexit summit on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, and such gatherings aren’t getting any friendlier. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
April 09, 2019 - 1:17 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Tough-guy France softened its stance Tuesday and showed willingness to accept yet another delay in the long-awaited Brexit, diminishing the chances that Britain would crash out of the European Union this week without any future plan. But British Prime Minister Theresa May still has...
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French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting with Urban France representatives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. EU countries, especially France, have become increasingly frustrated and exasperated with the political division and uncertainty in Britain's Parliament about a way forward. (Ian Langsdon, Pool via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 10:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Brexit discussions (all times local): 5:55 p.m. A top official at the French presidency says France is not ruling out the prospect of backing a further delay to Brexit. Just ahead of a planned meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel...
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Pro EU protestors demonstrate opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, April 8, 2019. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will hold talks with the leaders of Germany and France ahead of a key Brexit summit later this week. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 08, 2019 - 5:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May wooed domestic political opponents and European leaders Monday as she sought to break Britain's Brexit impasse and secure a delay to the country's departure from the European Union. May's Conservative government and the main opposition Labour Party were...
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A pro EU protestor wears a hat opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, April 8, 2019. Britain's government and opposition parties are clinging to hope Monday of finding a compromise Brexit deal.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 08, 2019 - 11:06 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says he is confident European Union leaders will agree at a summit this week to grant Britain a delay to its departure from the bloc. The U.K. has asked for Brexit to be postponed until June 30 so...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, Pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporters wave flags in Parliament Square at the end of the final leg of the "March to Leave" in London. Britain is set to leave the EU on April 12 without a Brexit agreement in place unless a plan is reached or the EU grants an extension. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
April 07, 2019 - 5:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's pro-Brexit Conservatives are protesting angrily against Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to seek the opposition party's help in finding a compromise Brexit agreement. May acknowledged Saturday that, despite her best efforts to persuade lawmakers to back her European...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend her weekly Prime Minster's Questions at the House of Commons, in London. The EU agreed to postpone the March 29 departure date, but gave Britain only until April 12 to pass May’s original agreement, come up with a new plan and seek a further extension, or leave without an agreement or a transition period to smooth the way. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
April 06, 2019 - 4:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged that the government's strategies to get her Brexit deal approved in Parliament failed, saying Saturday there's little prospect lawmakers will back the thrice-rejected divorce agreement "in the near future." With the U.K. once again days...
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From left to right, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, US Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono pose for a group photo during a G7 meeting at ministerial level in Dinard, Brittany, Friday, April 5, 2019. The G7 meeting is focus on cybersecurity, the trafficking of drugs, arms and migrants in Africa's troubled Sahel region, and fighting gender inequality. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
April 05, 2019 - 11:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:25 p.m. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says there's widespread discontent across Europe over the way Britain's exit from the European Union has progressed. Speaking at the Group of Seven's 2-day foreign ministerial in the French Atlantic...
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