Brexit referendum

May 31, 2018 - 8:57 am
LONDON (AP) — A leading campaigner for Britain's exit from the European Union has been accused of hypocrisy after applying for permanent residency in France. Former U.K. Treasury chief Nigel Lawson told newspaper The Connexion that he is applying for a permanent residency card, known as a "carte de...
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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney delivers a speech, during the Bank of England Markets Forum 2018, at Bloomberg, in central London, Thursday May 24, 2018. (Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 5:23 am
LONDON (AP) — A day after the Bank of England's governor warned about the damaging consequences of a "disorderly" Brexit, official figures Friday confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year. The Office for National Statistics said the economy expanded by a...
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May 24, 2018 - 11:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Lawmakers scrutinizing Britain's exit from the European Union said Thursday that progress in trade talks with the bloc is "highly unsatisfactory," and that the country may have to stay in the tariff-free EU customs union for years after Brexit. The Exiting the European Union Committee...
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May 24, 2018 - 8:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Lawmakers scrutinizing Britain's exit from the European Union say progress in trade talks with the bloc is "highly unsatisfactory," and that the country may have to stay in the tariff-free EU customs union for years after Brexit. The Exiting the European Union Committee says in a...
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May 23, 2018 - 10:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — German officials say the number of British nationals who received German citizenship hit a new high last year that is likely linked to the U.K.'s 2016 referendum to leave the European Union. Brexit has prompted British citizens to seek passports from the EU's remaining countries to...
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Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, addresses the media during the quarterly Inflation Report press conference in London, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Carney said the Bank of England has pulled back from a predicted rate hike, blaming some weaker than expected growth and inflation data. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool)
May 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
LONDON (AP) — British households are around 900 pounds ($1,205) worse off than they would have been had the country not voted to leave the European Union, the top central banker said Tuesday. As Bank of England Governor Mark Carney told a committee of lawmakers, that is a "lot of money." Carney...
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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, right, meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, on the sidelines of an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/ Virginia Mayo)
May 17, 2018 - 6:23 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is warning Britain to explain how it plans to keep open his country's border with Northern Ireland or face the possible collapse of a Brexit deal. Varadkar said Thursday: "We need to know that it's workable and legally operable, and we've yet...
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May 15, 2018 - 12:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — Scotland's parliament has rejected the British government's key Brexit bill, creating another headache for Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for leaving the European Union. Lawmakers in the Edinburgh legislature passed a motion Tuesday refusing to consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill...
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From left, Liberal Democrat former deputy PM Nick Clegg, Tory ex-education secretary Nicky Morgan and Labour former foreign secretary David Miliband speaking at a cross-party intervention Brexit negotiation at Tilda Rice Mill in Rainham, England, Monday, May 14, 2018. Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined with politicians from rival parties to call for Britain to retain the closest possible ties with the European Union after Brexit. Miliband says the U.K. should stay in the European Economic Area, made up of the EU and countries such as Norway that have access to the bloc's single market. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 1:44 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit talks have reached into space, with the European Union and Britain fighting over the rights that London will have to the multi-billion Galileo satellite navigation system and its security-sensitive information. The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Monday that by...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, representatives of Leave.EU, a group that campaigns against Britain's membership in the European Union, hold pamphlets as they pose for photographs in London. Britain's electoral watchdog said on Friday, May 11, 2018, that it fined Leave.EU and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 EU membership referendum. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 11, 2018 - 5:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's electoral watchdog has fined a pro-Brexit campaign group and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 European Union membership referendum. The Electoral Commission says Leave.EU, which was allowed to spend 700,000 pounds ($950,000...
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