Brexit referendum

Anti Brexit protester Steve Bray who is almost permanently demonstrating outside the Houses of Parliament watches the traffic as he holds up placards in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 28, 2019 - 10:07 am
LONDON (AP) — From backstop to Brexiteer, Britain's decision to leave the European Union, now scheduled for March 29, has spawned a host of new and often-confusing words. The AP deciphers some key terms: ARTICLE 50: Article 50 of the European Union's key Lisbon Treaty sets out the procedure for a...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Downing Street, in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Pro-Brexit British lawmakers were mounting a campaign Monday to rescue May's rejected European Union divorce deal in a parliamentary showdown this week. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 8:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit British lawmakers were mounting a campaign Monday to rescue Prime Minister Theresa May's rejected European Union divorce deal in a parliamentary showdown this week. Lawmakers threw out May's Brexit deal two weeks ago and will debate and vote Tuesday on competing plans for...
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Shrouded in scaffolding during renovation work, Big Ben's clock tower shows five minutes to twelve, photographed through a binocular stand in London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union Brexit divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 28, 2019 - 5:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit British lawmakers were mounting a campaign Monday to rescue Prime Minister Theresa May's rejected European Union divorce deal in a parliamentary showdown this week. Lawmakers threw out May's Brexit deal two weeks ago and will debate and vote Tuesday on competing plans for...
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Shrouded in scaffolding during renovation work, Big Ben's clock tower shows five minutes to twelve, photographed through a binocular stand in London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union Brexit divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 28, 2019 - 4:35 am
LONDON (AP) — A leading Brexit supporter says he will back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal with the European Union if she wins concessions on controversial language designed to prevent border checks in Northern Ireland. Boris Johnson, the former U.K. foreign secretary, writes...
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Demonstrators knock down a 'mock' wall on the Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland border, near Newry in Northern Ireland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Protesters angered at the prospect of a hard Brexit built a mock wall across part of the Irish border, the theatrical gesture on Saturday was the centrepiece of a County Down demonstration against future border checks. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
January 27, 2019 - 2:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy. Amendments designed to change the course of Britain's planned March 29 departure from the European Union...
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Demonstrators knock down a 'mock' wall on the Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland border, near Newry in Northern Ireland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Protesters angered at the prospect of a hard Brexit built a mock wall across part of the Irish border, the theatrical gesture on Saturday was the centrepiece of a County Down demonstration against future border checks. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
January 27, 2019 - 2:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy. Amendments designed to change the course of Britain's planned March 29 departure from the European Union...
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An investor stands in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery at private stock exchange gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after a moderate rise on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
January 25, 2019 - 3:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares advanced Friday amid persisting optimism over the potential for China-U.S. trade talks to help end a tariffs war between the two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 advanced 0.6 percent to 4,899.44 in early trading, while Germany's DAX gained nearly 1.0...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 3:41 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Billionaire philanthropist George Soros says he thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping is "the most dangerous opponent of open societies." Soros said Thursday during a speech on the...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 1:55 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The head of the World Trade Organization has applauded signs of progress between the United States and China in their trade standoff. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo pointed to...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 9:37 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The U.N. chief says opponents of globalism shouldn't just be branded as "nationalists or populists or whatever," insisting "we need to show these people that we care." Secretary-...
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