Brexit referendum

British opposition Labour party member of parliament (MP) Chuka Umunna poses for photographers in front of a bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 21, 2018 - 7:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year. The country's main political parties agree that the decision can't be reversed. But with the U.K. government divided over the direction Brexit should take, pro-EU campaigners are trying to make the country change course...
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Russia's foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 3:36 pm
MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Kosovo's president says his country's 10-year history is "a story of success," but he laments the European Union's lack of unity over its status as a membership candidate. Hashim Thaci said at the Munich...
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UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Henry Bolton speaks to the media after he lost the party leadership as party members backed a no confidence motion during a party Extraordinary General Meeting in Birmingham, England, Saturday Feb. 17, 2018. The troubled UKIP ousted its leader Saturday after a scandal over racist messages sent by his then girlfriend. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The troubled U.K. Independence Party ousted its leader Saturday after a scandal over racist text messages sent by his girlfriend, leaving the future of the right-wing party that played a key role in Brexit once more uncertain. A majority of party members backed a motion of no...
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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wipes his forehead as he delivers a speech at the Policy Exchange in London, Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. The Foreign Office says Johnson will use a speech Wednesday to argue for "an outward-facing, liberal and global Britain" after the U.K. leaves the bloc. (Simon Dawson/Pool via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 11:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain should make a clean break with European Union laws and regulations after it leaves the bloc, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday, arguing that the U.K. will prosper after Brexit by "going global." Johnson, who was a leader of the "leave" campaign during Britain's...
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Mary Lou McDonald acknowledges the applause of delegates after she was elected as Sinn Fein's president at the party's special conference at the RDS in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday Feb. 10, 2017. Gerry Adams’ three decades at the helm of the Sinn Fein party have come to an end with Mary Lou McDonald taking over as leader. McDonald, the first woman to lead the party, is also the first Sinn Fein leader with no direct connection to Ireland’s period of violence known as the Troubles. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 12:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mary Lou McDonald took over as leader of the Sinn Fein party Saturday, ending Gerry Adams' three decades at the helm with a sweeping speech that touched on everything from abortion to Brexit and promised a united Ireland "in our time." McDonald, 48, is the first woman to lead the...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier addresses the media on Brexit at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday Feb. 9, 2018. The EU and Britain conducted a seventh round of Brexit negotiations on Friday. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 09, 2018 - 11:32 am
LONDON (AP) — British firms are exporting more to the other 27 countries in the European Union, a development that's likely to focus minds as discussions over the country's future relationship with the bloc start up again. Official figures released Friday show that seven of the top 10 destinations...
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February 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator says major differences remain over whether Britain should be obliged to respect all EU rules and obligations during the transition period after Brexit. The EU and Britain are negotiating a transition time that would begin when Britain's...
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Placards and banners opposing Brexit on railings as The European Commission's Chief Negotiator for the UK exiting the European Union, Michel Barnier is at 10 Downing Street for a meeting, outside the Houses of Parliament, London, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
February 08, 2018 - 7:45 am
LONDON (AP) — With the global economy growing strongly, the Bank of England has turned more confident about Britain's near-term prospects and indicated it could raise interest rates in coming months — even in the face of uncertainties over the country's exit from the European Union. Though it kept...
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February 07, 2018 - 10:28 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A judge in Amsterdam has agreed to ask the European Court of Justice preliminary questions about the consequences of Britain's departure from the European Union for citizenship rights of Britons living in Europe. In a decision that could have consequences for some 1...
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FILE In this Friday, June 9, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England. As a new round of talks opens between Britain and the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May is under mounting pressure to take sides in the Conservative Party's war over Brexit. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
February 05, 2018 - 11:55 am
LONDON (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator warned Monday that the time has come for the U.K. to clarify what relationship it wants with the bloc once it leaves, and warned that exiting its customs union would hurt trade. Michel Barnier shook his head as he outlined the results of a...
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