Friday, July 28, 2017

Brexit

The headquarters building of the European Medicines Agency, EMA,in background right, in London, Friday, July 28, 2017.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Britain will abide by some European Union rules for up to three years after it officially leaves the bloc in March 2019, the country’s Treasury chief said Friday. Philip Hammond said a transition period ...
In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 file photo, the front pages of Britain's newspapers report on the EU referendum result, London.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Lucy Harris thinks Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it’s a nightmare. The two Britons — a “leave” supporter and a “remainer” — represent the ...
The EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State David Davis address the media after a week of negotiations at EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday July 20, 2017.

BY RAF CASERT and PAN PYLAS BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and a frustrated European Union hesitantly edged forward during their first full divorce negotiation session this week, though it became clear Thursday that one of the biggest stumbling blocks will ...

LONDON (AP) — The British government plans to have the next Parliament hold a two-year session to deal with the expected onslaught of Brexit-related legislation. Parliament normally sits for one year, but officials said late Saturday night more time will ...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a meeting with the Leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Arlene Foster at 10 Downing Street after the general election in London, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — The European Union moved Tuesday to tighten its oversight of a key financial market based in London, threatening tens of thousands of jobs in Britain once the country exits the bloc. Draft regulations published ...
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for a press conference with Senegal's President Macky Sall at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, June 12, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting France’s president on her first foreign trip since a catastrophic election that weakened her leadership as Britain heads into tough talks on leaving the European Union. The two are on ...
People cross Westminster Bridge in front of the Houses of Parliament the day after Britain's national elections on London, Friday, June 9, 2017.

BY JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Spectacularly punished by voters who took away her majority in Parliament, a politically wounded but defiant Theresa May soldiered on Friday as Britain’s prime minister, resisting pressure to resign after the ...
A statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill silhouettes in front of the Houses of Parliament the day after Britain's national elections in London, Friday, June 9, 2017.

BY CARLO PIOVANO LONDON (AP) — The pound fell sharply after Britain’s election saw the Conservatives lose their majority in parliament, raising questions about the next government’s ability to lead the talks to leave the European Union. The British currency ...
Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives to vote in the general election at a polling station in London, Thursday, June 8, 2017.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Britain votes for a new Parliament and government Thursday after a campaign of three phases: the sleepy election, the surprising election and the security election. What initially seemed the dullest campaign in memory has ...
In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 photo, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel gestures as he talks with journalists upon his arrival in Prague, Czech Republic. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

BY RAF CASERT British expectations in its divorce proceedings from the European Union are “not realistic,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said Friday, sending a clear warning that Britain will not escape having to foot a hefty bill for its ...
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