Brexit referendum

European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, second left, prior to a dinner during an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 7:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday offered Britain an extension to Brexit that would allow the country to delay its EU departure date until Halloween. Leaders of the 27 remaining EU member states met for more than six hours before agreeing after midnight to postpone Brexit until Oct...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, second left, prior to a dinner during an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 6:56 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday offered Britain a delay to its EU departure date until Halloween. Leaders of the 27 remaining EU member states met for more than six hours before agreeing to postpone Brexit until Oct. 31, two officials said. The officials spoke to The Associated...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, second left, prior to a dinner during an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 5:04 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders were wrangling Wednesday over whether to save Britain from a precipitous and potentially calamitous Brexit, or to give the foot-dragging departing nation a shove over the edge. Prime Minister Theresa May pleaded with the 27 other EU leaders at an emergency...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, looks on as British Prime Minister Theresa May, center left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center right, view a tablet during a meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders met Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Forget about the date the U.K. will leave possibly leave the European Union. The real question gripping the EU summit: What was on Angela Merkel's tablet? Just as the meeting was about to kick off, the...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders meet Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
April 10, 2019 - 12:48 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Just two days away from a potentially calamitous no-deal Brexit, European Union leaders were moving closer to granting the United Kingdom a new delay — possibly of up to a year — to its departure from the bloc. British Prime Minister Theresa May headed Wednesday into an emergency EU...
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European Union flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders meet Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 10, 2019 - 11:59 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaving the European Union has turned out to be much harder than British Prime Minister Theresa May bargained for — she can't even leave Wednesday's emergency summit in Brussels until the bloc's 27 other leaders decide what do to with her confused country. A daylong diplomatic...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 10, 2019 - 10:42 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global friction over trade — such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs — is holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi said Wednesday that an improving...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 10, 2019 - 10:37 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global trade conflicts such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs are holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi said Wednesday that an improving jobs...
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European Union flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders meet Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 10, 2019 - 9:42 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A daylong diplomatic ballet is playing out in the European Quarter of Brussels for another high-stakes Brexit summit. It will culminate in a closed-door dinner where presidents and prime ministers will talk for hours and hours until no one disagrees anymore. And only then will...
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday April 10, 2019. It's likely to be a rough day for Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she pleads for a second extension until June 30, to prevent Britain's scheduled departure from the EU this Friday. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 9:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Britain's pro-Brexit political parties are getting ready to do something they have long argued against — running in European Union elections. Anti-EU figurehead Nigel Farage says his newly formed...
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