Brexit referendum

FILE - In this Thursday, March 21, 2019 file photo, activists pose with their faces painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels. The country's struggle to leave the European Union is one of the great political crisis to afflict Britain in the postwar period. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
March 21, 2019 - 6:46 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The European Union is offering Britain a choice of short delays to its departure from the European Union, postponing Brexit, due March 29, until at least mid-April. The bloc says it will extend the deadline until May 22 if Britain's...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 4:13 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the U.K. a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain's Parliament spurns the offer, a chaotic exit loomed in just over a...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 3:42 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the U.K. a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain's Parliament spurns the offer, a chaotic exit would happen in just over...
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An activist poses with his face painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 2:12 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:05 p.m. An independent British legislator who favors staying in the European Union says she cannot return to her home district this weekend because of credible death threats against her. Anna Soubry said she is facing "very, very serious...
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An activist poses with his face painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 11:38 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The president of the European Union parliament doesn't want Brexit postponed beyond April 18 in case the U.K. needs to take part in May's EU elections. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said Thursday: "We want the...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 11:06 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders said Thursday they were likely to grant Britain a short delay in its departure from the bloc if the U.K. government can win parliamentary support next week for its EU divorce deal. But some warned that both Britain and the EU are heading toward a disruptive no...
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FILE - In this Tuesday March 12, 2019 file photo, lorries queue at the entrance to the Port of Dover ferry terminal during delays to the cross Channel ferry, in Dover, England. Britain unveiled a temporary tariff regime on Wednesday, March 13 that could boost the price of imports ranging from cars to butter if the U.K. leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade, triggering fury among business leaders who weren't consulted on the proposals. The tariffs, which would last for up to 12 months, were published hours before lawmakers are scheduled to vote on whether to prevent the country from leaving the EU without a deal. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP, file)
March 21, 2019 - 10:29 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. companies have ratcheted up their preparations for a disorderly "no-deal" Brexit as best they can over the past couple of months, the Bank of England said Thursday. With the prospect of a chaotic Brexit potentially eight days away, a survey by the central bank's agents showed...
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An activist poses with his face painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 10:22 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:20 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is closing the door to a possible long delay to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. Arriving in Brussels on Thursday for an EU summit, Macron said "there won't be any delay to renegotiate,...
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An activist poses with his face painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 10:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:10 p.m. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says if UK parliament rejects the British government's Brexit divorce deal again next week, the EU leaders would have to be called into a new summit next week. Juncker spoke as he arrived...
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An activist poses with his face painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 21, 2019 - 9:17 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says that the U.K. Parliament must approve the Brexit deal "lock, stock and barrel" as it is now on the table before it can be granted a technical extension to the March 29 divorce deal. Rutte said...
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