Sunday, September 24, 2017

Brexit

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, participates in a media conference with British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis at EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union’s budget chief says there can be no negotiations with Britain about a post-Brexit trade deal unless the two sides make progress on “fundamental questions” including future payments to Brussels. Guenther Oettinger says the future ...
European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, participates in a media conference with British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis at EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

BY RAF CASERT and LORNE COOK BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain were locked Thursday in a bitter fight over the divorce bill London will have to pay on Brexit, a standoff that fuels concerns over a messy ...
In this file photo dated Oct. 21, 2016, British Secretary of State for the Department of Exiting the European Union David Davis, right, and former chief of staff to the Brexit Secretary James Chapman, during an event in Glasgow, Scotland.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Opponents of Britain’s departure from the European Union are floating the idea of setting up a new anti-Brexit political party. James Chapman, a former top aide to Brexit Secretary David Davis, has become an ...
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 ...
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