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UK Conservatives fear wipeout in Brexit-dominated EU poll

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 17:46 Last update: about 18 hours ago Associated Press

Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its...

Theresa May is latest Conservative leader swamped by Europe

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 07:48 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Theresa May has joined the ranks of Conservative prime ministers whose time in office has been overwhelmed — and cut short — by the issue of Europe. Ever since Edward Heath took the...

Theresa May: A prime minister defined and defeated by Brexit

Friday, 24 May 2019, 12:02 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Theresa May became prime minister in 2016 with one overriding goal: to lead Britain out of the European Union. Three years on, the U.K. is still in the EU, and May's time in 10 Downing St. is...

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 07:34 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn't have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She's determined to have her say on Brexit now. An...

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

Friday, 17 May 2019, 15:46 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of...

Shame, sadness in UK as Brexit reveals Parliament's flaws

Sunday, 14 April 2019, 17:07 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

As a symbol of the woes of Britain's Brexit-era democracy, it could hardly be bettered. Lawmakers had to be sent home in mid-debate last week when water from a burst pipe began gushing into the House...

UK's May says politicians have duty to complete Brexit

Friday, 12 April 2019, 07:38 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Granted a Brexit reprieve by the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers Thursday to pause, reflect on the need for compromise — and then fulfill their "national duty"...

Trick or treat? EU, UK agree to delay Brexit until Halloween

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 07:39 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

As if Brexit hadn't spooked Britain and the European Union enough over the past three years, the two sides agreed early Thursday to extend the deadline to Halloween. The new, Oct. 31 cutoff date...

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