Brexit referendum

In this handout image provided by the House of Commons, one of the candidates for the role of Speaker of the House, Lindsay Hoyle, speaks in the House of Commons, London, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. British lawmakers were electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday, with the seven contenders promising to bring a period of calm after the tempestuous tenure of the influential but controversial John Bercow. (Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 3:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle was elected speaker of Britain's House of Commons on Monday, taking up the job with a clear message: I'm not John Bercow. Hoyle was chosen by lawmakers from among seven candidates to replace the influential but contentious Bercow...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, British Members of Parliament vote in favour of the Creasy amendment to the Election Bill, in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. After months of stalemate in Parliament, Britain appeared on course Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country's political deadlock over Brexit. Opposition lawmakers backed in principle the government's request to send voters to the polls in December —though Prime Minister Boris Johnson still faced a tussle over the exact date. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 3:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the election to select a new U.K. House of Commons speaker (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle has been elected the new speaker of Britain's House of Commons. He succeeds the influential but divisive John Bercow. The 62-year-old...
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In this photo released by the UK Parliament, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow gestures during his final day in the Chair in the House of Commons, in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, who has become a global celebrity and online meme-magnet for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain's Brexit drama, stepped down on Thursday after 10 years in the job. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 2:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers were electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday, with the contenders promising to bring a period of calm after the tempestuous tenure of the influential but controversial John Bercow. Members of Parliament were voting by secret ballot for a successor to Bercow...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, British Members of Parliament vote in favour of the Creasy amendment to the Election Bill, in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. After months of stalemate in Parliament, Britain appeared on course Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country's political deadlock over Brexit. Opposition lawmakers backed in principle the government's request to send voters to the polls in December —though Prime Minister Boris Johnson still faced a tussle over the exact date. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 2:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the election to select a new U.K. House of Commons speaker (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The contest to become the next speaker of Britain's House of Commons is going to a run-off between the two last candidates standing: Labour's Lindsay Hoyle and Chris Bryant. After...
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In this photo released by the UK Parliament, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow gestures during his final day in the Chair in the House of Commons, in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, who has become a global celebrity and online meme-magnet for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain's Brexit drama, stepped down on Thursday after 10 years in the job. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 1:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers were electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday, with the contenders promising to bring a period of calm after the tempestuous tenure of the influential but controversial John Bercow. Members of Parliament were voting by secret ballot for a successor to Bercow...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, British Members of Parliament vote in favour of the Creasy amendment to the Election Bill, in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. After months of stalemate in Parliament, Britain appeared on course Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country's political deadlock over Brexit. Opposition lawmakers backed in principle the government's request to send voters to the polls in December —though Prime Minister Boris Johnson still faced a tussle over the exact date. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 1:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the election to select a new U.K. House of Commons speaker (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Three candidates are left in the race to become the next speaker of Britain's House of Commons after two rounds of voting. Lawmakers are voting by secret ballot, with poorly...
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at a meeting to introduce his party's Parliamentary Candidates (PPC) ahead of the upcoming general election, in Westminster, London, Monday Nov. 4, 2019. Britain's election campaign heated up Sunday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31 and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage saying he won't personally run for a seat in Parliament. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 12:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — Nigel Farage unveiled hundreds of Brexit Party candidates for Britain's general election on Monday, and warned the governing Conservatives that the U.K. will never leave the European Union without his party's backing. All seats in the 650-seat House of Commons are up for grabs in the...
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In this photo released by the UK Parliament, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow gestures during his final day in the Chair in the House of Commons, in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, who has become a global celebrity and online meme-magnet for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain's Brexit drama, stepped down on Thursday after 10 years in the job. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 10:45 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers were electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday, with the seven contenders promising to bring a period of calm after the tempestuous tenure of the influential but controversial John Bercow. Members of Parliament were voting by secret ballot for a successor to...
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In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, British Members of Parliament vote in favour of the Creasy amendment to the Election Bill, in the House of Commons, London, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. After months of stalemate in Parliament, Britain appeared on course Tuesday for an early general election that could break the country's political deadlock over Brexit. Opposition lawmakers backed in principle the government's request to send voters to the polls in December —though Prime Minister Boris Johnson still faced a tussle over the exact date. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 10:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the election to select a new U.K. House of Commons speaker (all times local): 3 p.m. Candidates to become the next speaker of Britain's House of Commons are promising to restore faith in politics and return civility to Parliament after the contentious term of former...
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In this photo released by the UK Parliament, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow gestures during his final day in the Chair in the House of Commons, in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, who has become a global celebrity and online meme-magnet for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain's Brexit drama, stepped down on Thursday after 10 years in the job. (UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 5:11 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday to replace the influential but controversial John Bercow. Bercow retired last week after a decade as speaker that saw him become a central player in Britain's Brexit drama. Like Bercow, the new speaker will run...
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