Sunday, September 24, 2017

Britain Brexit

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 ...
British Secretary of State for Exiting the EU David Davis addresses the media during a press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Britain’s economy hobbled along in the second quarter, barely recovering from a weak start to the year as industrial production and construction flagged amid uncertainties over the country’s exit from the European Union. The ...
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. ...
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