Brexit referendum

Britain's Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg reclines on his seat in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday Sept. 3, 2019. With Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson weakened by a major defeat in Parliament, defiant lawmakers were moving Wednesday to bar him from pursuing a "no-deal" departure from the European Union.(Parliament TV via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 6:46 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A senior British government minister has apologized for comparing a doctor who warned about the risks posed by Brexit to a discredited anti-vaccine campaigner. House of Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg said Dr. David Nicholl — who had...
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In this picture taken Tuesday, Sept 3, 2019, netted in Scottish waters, langoustines are delicately packed by hand into boxes, each upright in its own individual compartment, in Eyemouth, south coast of Edinburgh, Scotland. In their drive to uncouple Britain from the European Union, pro-Brexit campaigners have turned fishing into one of their battlegrounds. But while some seafood industry workers want out of the EU, others are alarmed at the prospect of losing frictionless access to EU consumers. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 06, 2019 - 6:13 am
EYEMOUTH, Scotland (AP) — Netted in Scottish waters, claws snapping and tails flapping, langoustines as pink and fat as hotdog sausages are delicately packed by hand into boxes, each upright in its own individual compartment. The care and attention testifies to their high market-value for...
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EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - In this picture taken Tuesday, Sept 3, 2019, a hand with the middle finger raised is painted over an EU flag, at right, on the trawler's front bulk-head of a fisherman boat in the port of Eyemouth, south coast of Edinburgh, Scotland. In their drive to uncouple Britain from the European Union, pro-Brexit campaigners have turned fishing into one of their battlegrounds. But while some seafood industry workers want out of the EU, others are alarmed at the prospect of losing frictionless access to EU consumers. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 06, 2019 - 5:48 am
EYEMOUTH, Scotland (AP) — In their drive to uncouple Britain from the European Union, pro-Brexit campaigners have turned fishing into one of their battlegrounds. But while some seafood industry workers want out of the EU, others are alarmed at the prospect of losing frictionless access to EU...
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A bull bumps into a plain clothes police officer, left, while being walked by Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to Darnford Farm in Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Friday Sept. 6, 2019, to coincide with the publication of Lord Bew's review and an announcement of extra funding for Scottish farmers. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 5:45 am
LONDON (AP) — After a turbulent week in British politics, opposition parties were grappling Friday with a big decision: whether to back Boris Johnson's call for an election, or try to put more pressure on the embattled prime minister first. Jeremy Corbyn, who heads the main opposition Labour Party...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a visit to West Yorkshire in England, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson kept up his push Thursday for an early general 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. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 5:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Senior European Union officials say Britain's position on leaving the bloc is confusing and that it seems increasingly likely the country will depart without an agreement. Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne, whose country currently...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a visit to West Yorkshire in England, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson kept up his push Thursday for an early general 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. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 5:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Britain's High Court has rejected a claim that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is acting unlawfully by suspending Parliament for several weeks ahead of the country's scheduled departure from the European Union. Transparency campaigner...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a visit to West Yorkshire in England, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson kept up his push Thursday for an early general 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. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 6:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Boxed in by opponents and abandoned politically even by his own brother, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggled Thursday to keep his Brexit plans on track, and he accused lawmakers of thwarting democracy by blocking his call for a new election. Johnson remained determined to...
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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 - 4:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is used to standing next to a pugnacious, unpredictable leader with no filter and much-studied hair. On Thursday, he encountered another one as he met with embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at No. 10 Downing Street, where the vice president...
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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 - 3:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is used to standing next to a pugnacious, unpredictable leader with no filter and much-studied hair. On Thursday, he encountered another one as he met with embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at No. 10 Downing Street, where the vice president...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a speech to police during a visit to West Yorkshire in England, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson kept up his push Thursday for an early general 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. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 2:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pining for a general election in his attempt to make sure the country leaves the European Union next month. But whenever the election comes, he knows that he cannot take his constituency for granted. In Uxbridge and Ruislip, a leafy and fairly...
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