Brexit referendum

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, sits next to European Parliament Brexit chief Guy Verhofstadt during a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 16, 2019 - 5:02 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says that over the coming hours in the run-up to the EU summit "there are possibilities for an agreement, but it is not done." He says customs and VAT matters are the remaining big...
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French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the government building of Toulouse, southwestern France, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2019. President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain. (AP Photo/Frederic Scheiber)
October 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal on Wednesday, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed within a day at an EU summit. Positive vibes radiated from French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor...
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French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the government building of Toulouse, southwestern France, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2019. President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain. (AP Photo/Frederic Scheiber)
October 16, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Ireland's president says it's paramount that any Brexit deal safeguards the Good Friday agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland. Michael Higgins says his country's good relations with Britain will "prevail." He added...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, second right, and European Council President Donald Tusk, second left, pose during a group photo during a tripartite summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. European Union and British negotiators have failed to get a breakthrough in the Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursday's crucial EU summit. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
October 16, 2019 - 1:38 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a tentative Brexit deal on Wednesday, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected a deal could be sealed at the upcoming EU summit. Positive vibes oozed from French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, second right, and European Council President Donald Tusk, second left, pose during a group photo during a tripartite summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. European Union and British negotiators have failed to get a breakthrough in the Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursday's crucial EU summit. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
October 16, 2019 - 1:07 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said he hopes the European Union and Britain were on the cusp of concluding a tentative Brexit deal that leaders would seek to complete at a summit Thursday, The French leader said Wednesday that "I want to believe that a deal is being finalized and...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks out to greet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before their meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 16, 2019 - 12:47 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 6:40 p.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman says a motion is being filed that would clear the way for a rare Saturday sitting of both houses of Parliament. James Slack says "It simply sets out the intention for Parliament to sit...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks out to greet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before their meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 16, 2019 - 12:26 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Boris Johnson has likened Brexit to climbing Everest, telling his fellow Conservative Party lawmakers that Britain is approaching the top. According to legislators who attended a meeting Wednesday with the British prime minister in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 file photo, Northern Ireland Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster, center, speaks to journalists after her meeting with European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at EU headquarters in Brussels. The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson most likely needs the 10 votes the party has in Parliament if he is going to have any chance in getting any Brexit deal he negotiates with the European Union over the line. Little wonder then, that the party is being courted intensely by Johnson. As things stand, it’s not clear whether the party will support any deal that emerges.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
October 16, 2019 - 11:36 am
LONDON (AP) — The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson most likely needs the 10 votes the party has in Parliament if he is going to have any chance in getting any Brexit deal he negotiates with the...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks out to greet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before their meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 16, 2019 - 11:34 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told his Cabinet there has been no breakthrough yet in last-minute Brexit negotiations with the European Union. Johnson's spokesman, James Slack, says the prime minister briefed colleagues...
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French President Emmanuel Macron shares a laugh with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they visit the assembly line of the Airbus A350 in Toulouse, southwestern France, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2019. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain. (AP Photo/Frederic Scheiber, Pool)
October 16, 2019 - 11:12 am
TOULOUSE, France (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain. They started with a visit to...
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