Brexit

In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday April 10, 2019. It's likely to be a rough day for May as she pleads for a second extension until June 30, to prevent Britain's scheduled departure from the EU this Friday. (PA via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 8:45 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Just two days away from a potentially calamitous no-deal Brexit, European Union leaders opened talks Wednesday to discuss granting the United Kingdom a new delay — possibly of up to a year — to its departure from the bloc. It's likely to be a rough day for British Prime Minister...
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The European Central Bank, left, and other banks and office buildings are seen in Frankfurt, Germany, before sunrise on Friday, March 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 10, 2019 - 8:20 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank has left its policy promises and interest rates unchanged as it weighs looming risks to the economy from Brexit and trade disputes. The bank, the chief monetary authority for the 19 European Union countries that use the euro as their currency, is...
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday April 10, 2019. It's likely to be a rough day for Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she pleads for a second extension until June 30, to prevent Britain's scheduled departure from the EU this Friday. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 8:09 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Brexit? What Brexit? British lawmakers have for the most part avoided the hot-button topic of the day during the prime minister's weekly appearance before Parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May didn't...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May leave after their meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
April 10, 2019 - 7:32 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 1:30 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has set out three conditions for a likely delay to Britain's departure from the European Union. Merkel addressed German lawmakers on Wednesday, hours before EU leaders...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 10, 2019 - 7:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stocks turned higher in European trading on Wednesday on hopes that European Union leaders could grant the United Kingdom another extension for its departure from the bloc and avoid a messy no-deal Brexit. France's CAC 40 rose 0.4% to 5,459 and Germany's DAX also gained 0.4%, to 11,903...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May leave after their meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
April 10, 2019 - 7:24 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 1:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union may well decide on a longer Brexit delay than the one sought by the British government, but it would be flexible enough to allow Brexit "very...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions at the House of Commons, in London, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Just days away from a potentially calamitous no-deal Brexit, European Union leaders meet Wednesday to discuss granting the United Kingdom a new delay — possibly of up to a year — to its departure from the bloc. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 10, 2019 - 6:45 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The European Union's legislature has warned British Prime Minister Theresa May to come to the Brexit summit with clear indications on how she hopes to turn the cross-party talks with opposition leader...
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French President Emmanuel Macron,left, greets British Prime Minister Theresa May before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris Tuesday, April 9, 2019. A top official at the French presidency says France doesn't rule out granting a further delay to Brexit, just before a planned meeting between Prime minister Theresa May and President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 10, 2019 - 5:37 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Groups representing manufacturers in the U.K. and across the continent have appealed to European leaders to work with Britain to avoid a divorce from the bloc without a deal. Make UK and sister...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.’s political impasse, but talks between the government and its political opponents over a compromise have yet to bear fruit. Meanwhile, Britain is scheduled to leave the EU in two days on April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
April 10, 2019 - 5:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Just days away from a potentially calamitous no-deal Brexit, European Union leaders meet Wednesday to discuss granting the United Kingdom a new delay — possibly of up to a year — to its departure from the bloc. It's likely to be a rough day for British Prime Minister Theresa May as...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.’s political impasse, but talks between the government and its political opponents over a compromise have yet to bear fruit. Meanwhile, Britain is scheduled to leave the EU in two days on April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
April 10, 2019 - 4:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is off to Brussels to ask for a delay to Britain's departure from the European Union. EU leaders want to know she has a plan to break the U.K.'s political impasse, but talks between the British government and its political opponents over a compromise have...
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