Brexit referendum

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during campaigning ahead of next week's local elections in Peterborough, England. Saturday April 27, 2019. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — It's not just Britain's Conservative government that has problems over Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party agonized Tuesday over whether to back a second European Union membership referendum as it campaigns in a European Parliament election that is taking place in just over just...
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during campaigning ahead of next week's local elections in Peterborough, England. Saturday April 27, 2019. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 7:24 am
LONDON (AP) — It's not just the British government that has problems over Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party is agonizing over whether to back a second EU membership referendum in Britain. The left-of-center party's governing executive was meeting Tuesday to decide what to put in its platform...
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during campaigning ahead of next week's local elections in Peterborough, England. Saturday April 27, 2019. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 6:09 am
LONDON (AP) — It's not just the British government that has problems over Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party is agonizing over whether to back a second EU membership referendum. The left-of-center party's governing executive is meeting Tuesday to decide what to put in its platform for...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles during a visit to the Leisure Box while on the local elections campaign in Brierfield, England, Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 11:29 am
LONDON (AP) — It's quiet out there. Probably too quiet. Britain is due to leave the European Union in six months, but you wouldn't know it from the country's news headlines or the debates in Parliament. The issue that consumed the country for almost three years has been reduced to a murmur. The EU...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles during a visit to the Leisure Box while on the local elections campaign in Brierfield, England, Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 10:37 am
LONDON (AP) — It's quiet out there. Probably too quiet. Britain is due to leave the European Union in six months, but you wouldn't know it from the country's news headlines or the debates in Parliament. The issue that consumed the country for almost three years has been reduced to a murmur. The EU...
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European People's Party candidate Manfed Weber delivers a speech at Zappio Congress Hall in Athens on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Weber is in Greece for the official launch of his campaign for the May 23-26 European Parliament elections. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
April 26, 2019 - 12:40 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The German center-right candidate hoping to become the next head of the European Union's executive branch is urging Britain not to take part in the European Parliament elections in May. Manfred Weber told Germany's Funke Media Group "it would be good if British politicians quickly...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, a Royal Bank of Scotland logo outside a branch in London. RBS said on Friday, April 26, 2019, that first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Brexit curtailed lending. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
April 26, 2019 - 5:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland says first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Brexit curtailed lending. Net income dropped to 707 million pounds ($912 million) from 808 million pounds in the same period last year as businesses delayed borrowing decisions. Britain's...
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April 26, 2019 - 4:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland says first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Brexit curtailed lending. Net income dropped to 707 million pounds ($912 million) from 808 million pounds in the same period last year as businesses delayed borrowing decisions. Britain's...
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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon issues a statement on Brexit and independence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Wednesday April 24, 2019. Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks the power to make it happen on her own. Scots voted against independence by 55% to 45% in a 2014 referendum billed as a once-in-generation poll. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
April 24, 2019 - 10:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Scotland should hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Wednesday, even as she acknowledged that she lacks the power to make that happen on her own. Scots voted against independence 55% to...
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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon issues a statement on Brexit and independence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Wednesday April 24, 2019. Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks the power to make it happen on her own. Scots voted against independence by 55% to 45% in a 2014 referendum billed as a once-in-generation poll. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
April 24, 2019 - 9:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Scotland should hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Wednesday, even as she acknowledged that she lacks the power to make that happen on her own. Scots voted against independence 55% to...
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