Brexit

In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, photo, Britain's Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, left, shakes hands with Japanese Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi during their meeting in Tokyo. Fox said Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, the United Kingdom wants to align itself with Asia’s growing economies as it prepares to leave the European Union. Fox said that he welcomed the support he received from Japanese leaders for Britain’s aspirations to join an 11-country Pacific trade agreement. He is on the last day of a three-day trip to Japan after visiting the United States. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 01, 2018 - 2:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — British Trade Secretary Liam Fox says the United Kingdom wants to align itself with Asia's growing economies as it prepares to leave the European Union. Fox said in Tokyo on Wednesday that he got as much support as he could have hoped for from Japan for Britain's aspirations to join an...
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Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 23, 2018 - 6:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — Britain's top diplomat warned Monday that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels because of the hard line taken by EU negotiators. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told reporters in Berlin after meeting German...
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Britain's newly appointed chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab, left, and EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speak to the media ahead of a meeting at the European Commission in Brussels, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis resigned less than two weeks ago and his successor Raab met his EU counterpart Michel Barnier for the first time late Thursday.(Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 6:10 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's slow move away from the European Union took a new twist Sunday as the new Brexit chief suggested that Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab told the Sunday...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May gives her speech at the Waterfront Hall, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Friday, July 20, 2018. Theresa May Friday used a speech in Northern Ireland to tout her latest Brexit plan as providing a “bright future” for Northern Ireland that would protect peace and safeguard jobs. (Charles McQuillan/PA via AP).
July 20, 2018 - 11:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May found little sympathy Friday from the European Union's 27 other nations in her quest for more flexibility in Brexit talks, as the time to negotiate an amicable divorce between Britain and the EU dwindles down. May's government published a...
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Britain's newly appointed chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab, left, and EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speak to the media ahead of a meeting at the European Commission in Brussels, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis resigned less than two weeks ago and his successor Raab met his EU counterpart Michel Barnier for the first time late Thursday.(Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP)
July 19, 2018 - 12:12 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging member states to step up preparations for a possible disorderly British exit from the bloc, in which no deal on future relations has been agreed. With Brexit negotiations at an impasse largely because the British government is struggling to command a...
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Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 17, 2018 - 7:58 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S.-based defense contractor Raytheon says it remains committed to Britain amid the political turmoil surrounding the country's departure from the European Union. John Harris, chief executive of Raytheon's international unit, told The Associated Press that the company, whose U.K...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The official group that campaigned to take Britain out of the European Union in the 2016 referendum has been fined and referred to police for breaking electoral law, Britain's electoral watchdog said Tuesday. The Electoral Commission said the "Vote Leave" group, backed by senior...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 16, 2018 - 4:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday accepted amendments to a customs bill put forward by Brexit hardliners who oppose her plan for a "common rule book" with the European Union after the country leaves the bloc. Even with those unwanted concessions, the government only barely...
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July 15, 2018 - 1:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain's impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate.
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July 09, 2018 - 10:24 am
LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a charismatic and divisive cheerleader for Britain's exit from the European Union, resigned Monday, adding to a crisis over Brexit that threatens to tear apart Prime Minister Theresa May's government.
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