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Brexit

Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law

Friday, 24 January 2020, 09:12 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. The U.K. is finally leaving...

UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer

Saturday, 18 January 2020, 12:07 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted that some U.K....

Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows independence push

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 09:02 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the majority he needs to push through Brexit, but he faces another big challenge from Scotland, where the independence-minded Scottish National Party and its...

Key takeaways from Boris Johnson's sweeping election victory

Friday, 13 December 2019, 14:46 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in Britain’s election that was dominated by Brexit. Here are five takeaways from the British...

Johnson, Corbyn clash in final debate before UK election

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 11:32 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed Friday night in the last head-to-head debate before a general election in six days — an underpowered...

Floods become UK election issue as parties spar over funding

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 07:02 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

British political leaders swapped blame Saturday over floods that have drenched parts of England as the deluge became an issue in the campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Opposition Labour Party...

AP Interview: Ex-speaker Bercow brands Brexit a huge mistake

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 14:27 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

John Bercow, the former House of Commons speaker who oversaw Britain's bruising parliamentary battles over Brexit, says leaving the European Union would be a historic mistake for the U.K., but it's...

UK's Boris Johnson apologizes for missing Brexit deadline

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 17:22 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Britain's election campaign heated up Sunday even before it officially started, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the...

UK to hold rare December election with Brexit on table

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 07:53 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Britain is to hold an early election on Dec. 12 after the House of Commons passed a bill authorizing the vote. Lawmakers voted 438-20 in favor of the bill to give Prime Minister Boris Johnson the...

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