Brexit referendum

May 15, 2017 - 6:42 am
LONDON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase has bought an office building in Ireland as it accelerates its contingency planning for moving jobs to the European Union once Britain leaves the trading bloc. The American banking giant has acquired 200 Capital Dock in Dublin, a building with the capacity to house 1,...
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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks during the central Bank's quarterly Inflation Report press conference at the Bank of England in the City of London on Thursday May 11, 2017. The Bank of England on Thursday held its main interest rate at a record low 0.25 percent and slightly downgraded its growth forecast for 2017 as Brexit uncertainties hit consumption. (Adrian Dennis/Pool via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 8:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England says a rise in inflation driven by the market turmoil over Brexit is starting to hurt consumers, weakening growth and pushing the central bank to keep its interest rates at record lows. The bank on Thursday kept its main interest rate at 0.25 percent as it noted...
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May 11, 2017 - 7:16 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England decided Thursday to keep its main interest rate at a record low of 0.25 percent as the economy weakens ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union. Though higher rates would help limit inflation, which has been rising, the policymakers erred on the side of...
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May 11, 2017 - 7:11 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England decided Thursday to keep its main interest rate at a record low of 0.25 percent as the economy weakens ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union. Though higher rates would help limit inflation, which has been rising, the policymakers erred on the side of...
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Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn launches the party's General Election campaign at Event City in Manchester England Tuesday May 9, 2017. Britain goes to the polls in a General Election on June 8. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
May 09, 2017 - 9:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party promised Tuesday to correct a "rigged" economic system if it wins next month's parliamentary election — but said he won't try to reverse the country's decision to leave the European Union. In a speech Tuesday, Labour leader Jeremy...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 07, 2017 - 8:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and dashing the populist dream of far-right rival Marine Le...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 07, 2017 - 6:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France's place as a central pillar of the...
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Children walk past election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, in Osses, southwestern France, Friday May 5, 2017. France will vote on Sunday May 7 in the second round of the presidential election. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
May 05, 2017 - 7:55 am
LONDON (AP) — The mood in financial markets appears relaxed, upbeat even, heading into Sunday's French presidential election on the belief that centrist Emmanuel Macron will prevail by some margin. It's so sanguine, in fact, that it would make a surprise victory by his rival, Marine Le Pen from the...
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In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 photo, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel gestures as he talks with journalists upon his arrival in Prague, Czech Republic. Michel said that the time has come for the European Union to make a final decision about Turkey’s "dead-end" EU membership process because after months of provocation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, "masochism must have its limits." (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 05, 2017 - 5:27 am
British expectations in its divorce proceedings from the European Union are "not realistic," Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said Friday, sending a clear warning that Britain will not escape having to foot a hefty bill for its momentous decision that has shaken the bloc to its core. Michel...
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British musician Pete Doherty performs on stage during a concert of various artists against Marine Le Pen at Republique Square in Paris, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Le Pen and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron face on in Sunday's runoff vote, with the latest polls suggesting Macron is well ahead. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 04, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Singer Pete Doherty is calling French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen "a shadow at the gate," and has joined French artists and students rallying and singing for openness and tolerance. While Le...
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