Monday, May 29, 2017

Britain Brexit

In this April 4, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker outside 10 Downing Street in London. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — The British government minister charged with overseeing the country’s withdrawal from the European Union has rejected the notion that Britain will be forced to pay a 100 billion-euro ($109 billion) Brexit bill. David Davis told television station ...
British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Jordanian Prime Minister Hani al-Mulqi in Amman, Jordan, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)

LONDON (AP) — Parliament’s Brexit committee says Britain’s aim of forging a new deal with the European Union in two years may be unrealistic, and the government must set out the economic implications of failure. Britain wants to strike a ...
In this June 28, 2016 file photo, members of protocol adjust the British and EU flags at EU headquarters in Brussels. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)

BY DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation ...
In this frame grab taken from video, the result of a vote on the Brexit Bill in the House of Lords, London, in the House of Commons, London, Monday, March 13, 2017. (PA via AP)

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Parliament has told Prime Minister Theresa May she can file for divorce from the European Union. She will send the formal letter by the end of March. Then comes the hard part — ...
A Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 file photo of British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, arriving at 10 Downing Street in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Britain’s top minister for leaving the European Union said Sunday that lawmakers should let Prime Minister Theresa May “get on with the job” of quitting the bloc, and the main opposition Brexit spokesman said ...
Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis speaks in the House of Commons, London during the second reading debate on the EU (Notification on Withdrawal) Bill, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (PA via AP)

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — The British minister in charge of quitting the European Union warned lawmakers Tuesday not to block the start of divorce talks, saying the country had passed a “a point of no return” in its ...
Artist Kaya Mar holds a painting near Parliament in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — The British government on Thursday introduced the long-awaited bill that will launch Britain’s exit from the 28-nation European Union, offering lawmakers a very tight timetable to consider the most influential government decision in decades. ...
This undated photo issued by the Supreme Court shows the Justices of the Supreme Court of the UK who will be sitting on the Article 50 case on Tuesday Jan. 24, 201. Back row from left, Lord Toulson - not sitting in the Article 50 case -, Lord Carnwath, Lord Sumption, Lord Wilson, Lord Reed, Lord Hughes, Lord Hodge and front row from left, Lord Kerr, Lady Hale, Lord Neuberger, Lord Mance, Lord Clarke. Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March. (Supreme Court via AP)

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to trigger exit negotiations by the end ...
A pedestrian with an umbrella passes a board showing the exchange rates at a money exchange bureau in London, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

BY JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Britain’s future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It’s so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of Justice and farewell to the freedom of movement ...
In this file photo dated Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, British chef Jamie Oliver during a book signing session in London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, FILE)

LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is shutting six of his 42 Jamie’s Italian restaurants in Britain amid tough trading conditions and a lower pound following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group said ...
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