Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Britain Brexit

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 ...
In this Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 file photo, the then British lawmaker David Davies attends a press conference in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

LONDON (AP) — British Brexit Secretary David Davis told London financial-sector bosses that he is “not really interested” in seeking a transitional deal with the European Union to soften the process of the U.K.’s exit from the bloc, the Financial ...
In this Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat arrives for the EU summit in Brussels. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Since Britain voted to leave the European Union, U.K. officials have had one message: Brexit means Brexit. Now they have EU leaders’ reply: And it’s going to hurt. The prime minister of Malta, whose ...
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