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British PM May rejects call for Scottish independence vote

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 14:57 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a call from Scotland's leader for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union. May said Thursday that "now is...

EU chief dismisses 'threats' of British exit without a deal

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:24 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

European Council President Donald Tusk warned Britain Wednesday that leaving the EU without any formal agreement would harm the U.K. most. With Britain set in coming days to launch two years of...

Dutch leader says Brexit puts Britain in deep trouble

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 07:47 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday questioned British optimism that departing the European Union will lead to a brighter future, saying the United Kingdom could be in for "potentially...

Brexit explained: What's next on the UK's road out of the EU

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 11:54 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Britain's Parliament has told Prime Minister Theresa May she can file for divorce from the European Union. She will send the formal letter by the end of March. Then comes the hard part — the...

UK plans for EU exit facing more snags in Parliament

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 13:57 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

The British government is facing more opposition to its plans for leaving the European Union from Parliament's unelected House of Lords. The Lords are likely Tuesday to pass an amendment to the...

Former UK PM Major slams 'unrealistic' Brexit expectations

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:20 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Former Prime Minister John Major lambasted Britain's preparations for leaving the European Union on Monday, saying the government must offer more charm and less "cheap rhetoric" if it wants to get a...

EU to Britain: Pay up for what you ordered before leaving

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 14:26 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

The European Union is warning Britain that any financial commitment it has taken on as a member "should be honored in full," even well after it leaves as a result of the Brexit...

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