Brexit referendum

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt talks during a meeting with government officials Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Hunt is on a two day visit to the country. Hunt is on a two day visit to the country. (Ye Aung Thu/Pool Photo via AP)
September 22, 2018 - 9:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary on Saturday urged European Union leaders to "step back from the abyss" and seek a compromise over stalled Brexit negotiations. Jeremy Hunt told the BBC that the EU should work with Britain to try to find a way to make British Prime Minister Theresa May's "...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May smiles when arriving at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 21, 2018 - 11:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit, the political divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union (all times local): 4:15 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May's parliamentary allies welcomed her assurances that Northern Ireland would avoid a hard border — even as they urged her to...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May looks to passing by heads of government after the family photo at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 21, 2018 - 8:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government on Friday accused the European Union of slamming the handbrake on Brexit negotiations, after the bloc said Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint was unworkable. European Council President Donald Tusk said bluntly at a meeting in Salzburg, Austria on Thursday...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May looks to passing by heads of government after the family photo at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 21, 2018 - 4:17 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit blueprint is in tatters after it was rejected by the European Union at a summit the U.K. media branded a "humiliation." European Council President Donald Tusk said bluntly at a meeting in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday that parts of May's plan...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May looks to passing by heads of government after the family photo at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 20, 2018 - 12:17 pm
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland and how to deal with future trade. With Britain's...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May smiles when arriving at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 20, 2018 - 10:05 am
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks at the European Union summit (all times local): 4 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said her Brexit plan is the "only serious and credible" proposal on the table, minutes after EU chief Donald Tusk said May's plan will not work. May says...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May waits to greet her Maltese counterpart Joseph Muscat to 10 Downing Street in London ahead of talks, Monday Sept. 17, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 10:19 am
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk warned Britain on Wednesday that key parts of its offer to conclude Brexit talks are not satisfactory and must be revised, just six months before the country leaves the bloc. Speaking before chairing a summit of EU leaders in Salzburg...
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EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, speaks with Poland's European Affairs Minister Konrad Szymansk, left, during a General Affairs Article 50 Council at the Europa building in Brussels, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. A top European Union official on Tuesday said Britain and the EU could yet fail to reach an agreement on the terms of their divorce, just six months before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
September 18, 2018 - 4:04 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Brexit envoy Michel Barnier said Tuesday that his team is studying ways to carry out checks on goods moving into Northern Ireland in an effort to overcome a major obstacle in the negotiations, on the eve of a summit of EU leaders. Brussels and London are struggling to...
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during aN interview with The Associated Press at British Embassy in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Hunt said it’s time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating its nuclear weapons. Hunt told that Britain is ready to relax economic sanctions on North Korea when there is concrete evidence of a change from the North Korean side. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 18, 2018 - 4:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday that the U.K. will flourish with or without an agreement on its relationship with the European Union after it leaves the grouping next year. A "no-deal" Brexit is possible, he said in an interview in Tokyo, "but I don't think it's in...
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during aN interview with The Associated Press at British Embassy in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Hunt said it’s time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating its nuclear weapons. Hunt told that Britain is ready to relax economic sanctions on North Korea when there is concrete evidence of a change from the North Korean side. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 18, 2018 - 2:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — The U.K.'s top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in an interview Tuesday in Tokyo that he is cautiously optimistic a deal will be reached, but that "there's a lot of work to do to get...
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