Brexit

Liberal Democrats' Jane Dodds, centre, celebrates with supporters as she wins the seat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election at the Royal Welsh Showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Wales Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. After a first week in office that saw him booed in Scotland and berated in Belfast, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was facing his first electoral test on Thursday, a special election that could see his Conservative government's working majority in Parliament cut to just one vote. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 10:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's governing Conservative Party has a lost a special election, leaving it with a wafer-thin working majority in Parliament of just one vote. Jane Dodds of the opposition Liberal Democrats won the Brecon and Radnorshire constituency in Wales with 43...
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Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney speaks during the Bank of England interest rate decision and inflation report press conference at the Bank of England in London, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. Brexit uncertainties are becoming "more entrenched" and increasingly weighing on the British economy less than three months before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union, the Bank of England said Thursday.(Chris J Ratcliffe/Pool Photo via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 12:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — The probability that Britain's economy slips into recession early next year is rising even if the country manages to negotiate a smooth and orderly exit from the European Union in the weeks ahead, the Bank of England warned Thursday. With Brexit uncertainties becoming "more entrenched...
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Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney speaks during the Bank of England interest rate decision and inflation report press conference at the Bank of England in London, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. Brexit uncertainties are becoming "more entrenched" and increasingly weighing on the British economy less than three months before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union, the Bank of England said Thursday.(Chris J Ratcliffe/Pool Photo via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 12:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The probability that Britain's economy slips into recession early next year is rising even if the country manages to negotiate a smooth and orderly exit from the European Union in the weeks ahead, the Bank of England warned Thursday. With Brexit uncertainties becoming "more entrenched...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing Board at the Home Office in London, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
August 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
LONDON (AP) — After a first week in office that saw him booed in Scotland and berated in Belfast, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was facing his first electoral test on Thursday — a special election that could see his Conservative government's working majority in Parliament cut to just one...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing Board at the Home Office in London, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
August 01, 2019 - 8:23 am
LONDON (AP) — After a first week in office that saw him booed in Scotland and berated in Belfast, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was facing his first electoral test on Thursday — a special election that could see the Conservative government's working majority in Parliament cut to just one...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, welcomes newly designated European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
August 01, 2019 - 7:57 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has told Britain's new Europe adviser that it isn't prepared to renegotiate the Brexit agreement, three months before the country is due to leave the 28-nation bloc. European Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said adviser David Frost held "introductory meetings...
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August 01, 2019 - 7:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% and warned that mounting fears of a no-deal Brexit at the end of October is increasingly weighing on the country's short-term economic growth. The decision, announced Thursday, was unanimous among the nine-member...
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Conservative lawmaker Chris Davies and his wife Liz Davies leave Llyswen and Boughrood Community Hall in Llyswen, Wales, Thursday Aug. 1, 2019, after voting in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing his first electoral test _ a special election that could see the Conservative government’s working majority in Parliament cut to just one vote. Voters are electing a new lawmaker for the seat of Brecon and Radnorshireafter the Conservative incumbent, Chris Davies, was ousted. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 5:48 am
LONDON (AP) — New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was facing his first electoral test on Thursday — a special election that could see the Conservative government's working majority in Parliament cut to just one vote. Voters are electing a new lawmaker in a by-election for the seat of Brecon...
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August 01, 2019 - 5:02 am
LONDON (AP) — London-based Barclays bank says second-quarter earnings fell 19% as income stagnated and it set aside more money to cover bad loans. Net income dropped to 1.03 billion pounds ($1.25 billion) from 1.28 billion in the same period last year. Income was largely flat at 5.54 billion pounds...
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Ireland's DUP party leader Arlene Foster, centre, talks to the media with DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds, centre left, and Emma Little-Pengelly, centre right, following a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Stormont House in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Wednesday July 31, 2019. Northern Ireland, as part of the UK, has an invisible land border with the Republic of Ireland in Europe, which is a main stumbling block to a Brexit deal, and Johnson depends on Northern Irish political parties for his working majority in parliament. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)
July 31, 2019 - 5:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday finished his rocky debut tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, where he faces a doubly difficult challenge of restoring the collapsed Belfast government and finding a solution for the Irish border after Brexit. Since he took office...
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