Brexit referendum

Britain's Conservative MP Rory Stewart launches his campaign to become leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party and Prime Minister at the Underbelly Festival on the south bank of the River Thames, central London. Tuesday June 11, 2019. A longshot candidate, International Development Secretary Stewart has seen his profile soar with a savvy campaign that saw him travelling the country talking to voters, and producing endearingly amateurish social media videos. (Isabel Infantes/PA via AP)
June 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — The populist and the pragmatist: of the 10 candidates running to become Britain's next prime minister, they're the ones generating most of the buzz. The populist is former Boris Johnson, who ran London as mayor for eight years until 2016 and then became Britain's foreign secretary...
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Anti Brexit campaigner Steve Bray shouts through his megaphone outside Conservative leadership contender press conferences, in London, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 12, 2019 - 12:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — British opposition lawmakers failed Wednesday in their latest attempt to ensure the U.K. can't leave the European Union without a divorce deal. The House of Commons voted 309-298 against setting aside a day later this month to try to pass legislation that would prevent a no-deal...
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Britain's Conservative Party lawmaker Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks during the official launch of his leadership campaign, in London, Wednesday June 12, 2019. Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 12, 2019 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The populist and the pragmatist: of the 10 candidates running to become Britain's next prime minister, they're the ones generating most of the buzz. The populist is former Boris Johnson, who ran London as mayor for eight years until 2016 and then became Britain's foreign secretary...
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Anti Brexit campaigner Steve Bray shouts through his megaphone outside Conservative leadership contender press conferences, in London, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 12, 2019 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — British opposition lawmakers have failed in their latest attempt to ensure the U.K. can't leave the European Union without a divorce deal. The House of Commons voted 309-298 against setting aside a day later this month to try to pass legislation that would prevent a no-deal Brexit...
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Anti Brexit campaigner Steve Bray shouts through his megaphone outside Conservative leadership contender press conferences, in London, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 12, 2019 - 3:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament is resuming its battle over Brexit, with an attempt by opposition lawmakers to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union without a divorce deal. The Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Theresa May as party leader and prime minister. Some of the...
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British Conservative Party lawmaker Boris Johnson leaves his home in London, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Britain's Conservative Party is holding an election to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who resigned last week after failing to lead Britain out of the European Union on schedule. Former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is currently the bookies favorite to replace May. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 11, 2019 - 9:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced calls from his rivals to abandon his low-profile campaign strategy and start answering questions from...
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Combo group of ten file photos showing the contenders in the Conservative Party leadership race, with top row from left, Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab, Jeremy Hunt, Rory Stewart, Mark Harper, and bottom row from left, Esther McVey, Matt Hancock, Andrea Leadsom, Michael Gove, Sajid Javid. The official list of ten contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, for the office of Leader of Britain's Conservative Party was released Monday June 10, 2019. (PA via AP)
June 11, 2019 - 8:19 am
LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. Johnson is promising to lead Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31, with or without a divorce deal. Brexit-backing ex-...
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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks during an event in Brussels Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is in Brussels Tuesday to meet with European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
June 11, 2019 - 6:35 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit and the "horror show" of the British government leadership contest are signs that Scotland needs to chart a different future path, probably outside the United Kingdom. Sturgeon said Tuesday that "increasingly, Scotland and the U...
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A police officer stands guard outside the door of 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, June 7, 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping down as Britain's Conservative party leader later Friday, defeated by her failure to take Britain out of the European Union on schedule. She will remain as prime minister for a few weeks while the party picks a successor. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 10, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Leading lawmakers from Britain's governing party battled over Brexit as the contest to become the next Conservative prime minister officially kicked off Monday with the declaration of 10 candidates for the top job. The choice of who will replace Prime Minister Theresa May affects all...
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A police officer stands guard outside the door of 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, June 7, 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping down as Britain's Conservative party leader later Friday, defeated by her failure to take Britain out of the European Union on schedule. She will remain as prime minister for a few weeks while the party picks a successor. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 10, 2019 - 8:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Nominations close Monday in the Brexit-dominated race to become Britain's next prime minister, a contest that will be decided by lawmakers and members of the governing Conservative Party. With a 5 p.m. (1600 GMT, noon EDT) deadline to submit nomination papers, almost a dozen...
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