Brexit referendum

September 04, 2018 - 8:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney all but confirmed Tuesday that he is to stay at the helm for longer than planned in order to help ensure Britain leaves the European Union in as smooth a fashion as possible. Following days of speculation about an extension beyond his planned June...
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September 04, 2018 - 8:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has indicated he is "willing" to extend his time at the central bank in order to help ensure a smooth Brexit. Following days of speculation about an extension, Carney told a committee of lawmakers Tuesday that he understands that during "this...
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Protestors put up a poster in front of the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab will make a statement to the House on his recent meeting with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
September 04, 2018 - 8:32 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's biggest trade unions is backing calls for a new public vote on leaving the European Union, saying voters were misled during the 2016 referendum campaign. The GMB union, which has more than 600,000 members, says "the promises that were made during the referendum...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 25, 2017 file photo British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrive for a meeting during the NATO summit of heads of state and government, at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels. British ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy, a move likely to fuel speculation that he is seeking to oust her. Johnson wrote in the Daily Telegraph on Monday Sept. 3, 2018 that May's so-called Chequers plan for continued ties with the European Union after Brexit will leave Britain in a weakened position.(Thierry Charlier/Pool Photo via AP, File)
September 03, 2018 - 8:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson slammed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy in a newspaper column Monday, heightening speculation that he plans to challenge her leadership. Johnson wrote in the Daily Telegraph that May's so-called Chequers plan for continued...
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September 03, 2018 - 5:02 am
LONDON (AP) — British ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy, a move likely to fuel speculation that he is seeking to oust her. Johnson wrote in the Daily Telegraph on Monday that May's so-called Chequers plan for continued ties with the European...
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Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab, left, and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier prepare to shake hands after a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
September 02, 2018 - 7:15 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister has again spoken out against calls for a second referendum on Britain's decision to split with the European Union. Theresa May wrote in the Sunday Telegraph that it would be a "gross betrayal of our democracy" to have another vote. She said "millions came out...
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August 30, 2018 - 10:24 am
LONDON (AP) — Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has become the latest company to announce plans to move its European headquarters out of Britain ahead of Brexit. The company said in a statement Thursday that it plans to relocate from the U.K. to Amsterdam on Oct. 1 to "pursue improved efficiency...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May inspects the honour guard after arriving to meet with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The British prime minister is on a three-country Africa visit with a large business delegation as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the European Union in March. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 30, 2018 - 9:25 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday became the first UK leader to visit Kenya in 30 years, bringing security and development funding to East Africa's commercial hub and neighboring Somalia as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the...
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August 30, 2018 - 6:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has become the latest company to announce plans to move its European headquarters out of Britain ahead of Brexit. The Nikkei Asian Review newspaper reported Thursday that the company plans to relocate from the U.K. to Amsterdam in October to avoid...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Asian markets were mixed Thursday as positive sentiment from U.S. economic data and the country's willingness to strike a trade deal with Canada was shaken by a weaker dollar. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 30, 2018 - 5:16 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were mostly lower Thursday as a weak dollar eclipsed strong U.S. economic data and signs that the European Union could offer Britain a special partnership before it leaves the bloc in March. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.8 percent at 12,456.36...
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