Brexit referendum

March 20, 2017 - 8:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:20 p.m. European Council President Donald Tusk says he will present draft guidelines for the negotiations on Britain's departure from the bloc within two days of London notifying its intention to leave on March 29. Tusk has tweeted that "...
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March 20, 2017 - 8:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12 p.m. The European Commission says it has been informed in advance of Britain's plans to trigger its exit from the EU on March 29 and stands ready to help launch the negotiations. Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Monday that "we...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff, Friday March 17, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union — a move condemned as a "democratic outrage" by Scotland's nationalist leader. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
March 20, 2017 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government says it will trigger Article 50, signaling Britain's departure from the European Union, on March 29. The Department for Exiting the European Union said in a statement that Britain's permanent representative to the EU, Tim Barrow, informed the European Council...
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Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon makes a speech during the SNP Spring Conference, in Aberdeen, Scotland, Saturday March 18, 2017. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
March 18, 2017 - 1:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Saturday that Scotland should get more sweeping powers but stay in the United Kingdom — comments that came even as Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would proceed with plans for an independence referendum. Brown entered...
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March 17, 2017 - 7:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Prince William and his wife Kate are coming to Paris to meet the French president as Britain gets ready to launch divorce proceedings from the European Union. While the couple has visited France several times, it's William's first official visit to Paris since his mother Diana was...
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A European and British Union flags hang outside Europe House, the European Parliament's British offices, in London, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 16, 2017 - 10:27 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call from Scotland's leader for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union. May said "now is not the time" to reopen Scotland's independence debate, though she did not rule out a referendum...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2013 file photo, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny speaks in New York. Kenny has signaled that he will use the meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 16, 2017, one day before St. Patrick’s Day, to talk about Brexit and Trump’s immigration policies. Kenny, who labelled Trump “dangerous” during the campaign, has said it is important to keep the standing date, which some critics have suggested he should cancel. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 15, 2017 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — While shamrocks and smiles typically define the Irish prime minister's traditional St. Patrick's Day visit to the White House, with President Donald Trump the celebration could turn more serious. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has signaled that he will use the meeting — scheduled for...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, in London, Monday March 13, 2017. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
March 14, 2017 - 1:58 pm
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 — the arguments, the lawyers, the squabbles over money. Here's a look at the main issues and what...
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Demonstrators, one dressed in a Theresa May puppet head pose near parliament in London, Monday, March 13, 2017. The action represented their concern that the Prime Minister is whipping MPs to endorse a 'blank cheque Brexit', as MPs vote on the Lords amendment of Article 50. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
March 13, 2017 - 8:53 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Scotland leader's decision to seek new independence referendum (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The British government says it will take Scotland's interests into account as it negotiates a new relationship with the European Union. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon...
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Demonstrators, one dressed in a Theresa May puppet head pose near parliament in London, Monday, March 13, 2017. The action represented their concern that the Prime Minister is whipping MPs to endorse a 'blank cheque Brexit', as MPs vote on the Lords amendment of Article 50. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
March 13, 2017 - 8:49 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Scotland leader's decision to seek new independence referendum (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Demonstrators are gathering outside the British Parliament in advance of a vital debate on Britain's planned exit from the European Union. The group is opposed to Prime Minister...
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