Brexit referendum

February 23, 2018 - 7:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain. Figures released this week show net migration — the difference between those coming into Britain and those leaving...
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A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", of the Houses of Parliament at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 22, 2018 - 12:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British economy grew at its slowest rate in five years during 2017 as consumers and businesses were held back by factors directly related to Brexit. Armed with more information following an initial estimate, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday that the British economy...
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A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", of the Houses of Parliament at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 22, 2018 - 8:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy did not grow as strongly as initially thought during 2017 as consumers and businesses were held back by factors directly related to Brexit. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that the British economy expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.4 percent, down...
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A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", of the Houses of Parliament at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 22, 2018 - 4:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017 amid a slowdown in consumption and business investment, official figures showed Thursday. The Office for National Statistics said the British economy expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.4...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney expressed hope Wednesday that British households' living standards will finally start to rise following a period when price rises have outstripped wage increases. Addressing lawmakers on the Treasury Select Committee, Carney predicted a "return to...
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British opposition Labour party member of parliament (MP) Chuka Umunna poses for photographers in front of a bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 21, 2018 - 7:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year. The country's main political parties agree that the decision can't be reversed. But with the U.K. government divided over the direction Brexit should take, pro-EU campaigners are trying to make the country change course...
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February 21, 2018 - 7:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Unemployment in Britain has risen for the first time since the aftermath of the country's June 2016 vote to leave the European Union, official figures showed Wednesday, a development that could alter market expectations of another interest rate increase from the Bank of England in May...
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Russia's foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 3:36 pm
MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Kosovo's president says his country's 10-year history is "a story of success," but he laments the European Union's lack of unity over its status as a membership candidate. Hashim Thaci said at the Munich...
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UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Henry Bolton speaks to the media after he lost the party leadership as party members backed a no confidence motion during a party Extraordinary General Meeting in Birmingham, England, Saturday Feb. 17, 2018. The troubled UKIP ousted its leader Saturday after a scandal over racist messages sent by his then girlfriend. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The troubled U.K. Independence Party ousted its leader Saturday after a scandal over racist text messages sent by his girlfriend, leaving the future of the right-wing party that played a key role in Brexit once more uncertain. A majority of party members backed a motion of no...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 6:36 am
MUNICH (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her country's European Union partners on Saturday not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security alliance, warning that there would be "damaging real-world consequences" if none can be agreed...
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