Brexit referendum

Commuters walk past the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. As Brexit recriminations reached fever pitch in London Thursday, Britain's European Union partners were still waiting for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's first suggestions on how to end the impasse over their divorce agreement and showed no sign of willingness grant any extension for the country to leave. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 05, 2019 - 10:22 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — As Brexit recriminations reached fever pitch in London Thursday, Britain's European Union partners were keeping their distance. For weeks, they've been waiting for Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, to make a concrete suggestion on how to end the impasse over their divorce...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is seen in silhouette as he attends a weekly meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The European Union says so far it has received no proposals from the British government aimed at overcoming the impasse in Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 05, 2019 - 9:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — As Brexit recriminations reached fever pitch in London Thursday, Britain's European Union partners are keeping their distance. For weeks, they've been waiting for Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, to make a concrete suggestion on how to end the impasse over their divorce...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 file photo, Britain's Conservative Party lawmaker Jo Johnson arrives at Downing Street in London. Jo Johnson has announced he is quitting as an education minister and will step down from Parliament, saying he is “torn between family loyalty and the national interest.” (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, File)
September 05, 2019 - 9:34 am
LONDON (AP) — "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" a 2000 Coen Brothers film starring George Clooney is a title that could be going through embattled British Prime Minister Johnson's mind. Britain's toxic divide over Brexit has cost Johnson another member of his beleaguered government that has been soundly...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, meets with US Vice President Mike Pence inside 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (Peter Summers/Pool photos via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 9:16 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:10 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence tiptoed into the Brexit fury as he met with embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Wrapping up a week in Europe, Pence thanked Johnson for the welcome "at a very busy time here in the United...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks towards a podium to speak to the media outside 10 Downing Street in London, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Johnson says he doesn't want an election amid the Brexit crisis and issued a rallying cry to lawmakers to back him in securing a Brexit deal. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
September 05, 2019 - 8:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson kept up his push for an early election as a way to break Britain's Brexit impasse, as lawmakers moved to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union next month without a divorce deal. Johnson suffered another setback as his own brother quit the government on...
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In this handout photo provided by the House of Commons, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, center right, gestures during his first Prime Minister's Questions, in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Britain's Parliament is facing a second straight day of political turmoil as lawmakers fought Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to deliver Brexit in less than two months, come what may. Johnson is threatening to dissolve the House of Commons and hold a national election that he hopes might produce a less fractious crop of legislators. (Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 8:07 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 p.m. The British government says it will try again next week to trigger an election after its first attempt was rejected by Parliament. Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg says a vote will be held Monday on a motion calling for a...
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A Chinese investor adjusts his hat as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday amid encouraging global developments, including British lawmakers seeking a less chaotic exit from the European Union and easing political tensions in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
September 05, 2019 - 7:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks turned higher Thursday on the news that U.S. and Chinese officials will meet in October to try to end a tariff war and as British lawmakers sought a less chaotic exit from the European Union. The U.S. and China agreement on a date for talks came in a phone call conducted...
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A Chinese investor uses his smartphone as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday amid encouraging global developments, including British lawmakers seeking a less chaotic exit from the European Union and easing political tensions in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
September 05, 2019 - 7:26 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The British pound is surging as it becomes likely that a bill will be approved blocking a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31. Britain's currency took a hammering early this week, falling below $1.20, to its lowest since 1985, excluding a brief...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks towards a podium to speak to the media outside 10 Downing Street in London, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Johnson says he doesn't want an election amid the Brexit crisis and issued a rallying cry to lawmakers to back him in securing a Brexit deal. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
September 05, 2019 - 7:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused Britain's main opposition leader on Thursday of trying to dodge an election, after rebellious lawmakers rejected the U.K. leader's call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next month without a divorce deal...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker chairs a weekly meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The European Union says so far it has received no proposals from the British government aimed at overcoming the impasse in Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 05, 2019 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The European Union says the British government has made no proposals for ending the Brexit deadlock, with a new round of technical talks aimed at ending the impasse set to take place on Friday. European Commission spokeswoman Mina...
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