Brexit referendum

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar grimaces during a press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Stockholm, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP)
October 09, 2019 - 3:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkhar said that big gaps remain between Britain and the European Union as they try to secure a Brexit deal by next week. Varadkhar said that Ireland can't accept a deal at any cost as Britain seeks to renegotiate plans to ensure there is no hard border...
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Anti-Brexit campaigner Steve Bray walks near Parliament in London, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The British government said Tuesday that the chances of a Brexit deal with the European Union were fading fast, as the two sides remained unwilling to shift from their entrenched positions. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 08, 2019 - 1:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union traded ill-tempered barbs Tuesday as the U.K. said a Brexit deal might be impossible, while insisting it was still working for one with just over three weeks until its scheduled departure from the bloc. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said...
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File - In this Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, and President of the European Council Donald Tusk chat before a meeting on the side of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France. With negotiations on the UK's departure terms from the EU hanging precariously in the balance at a time when silence seemed golden, both sides broke the spell Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 when Tusk directly addressed Johnson on Twitter and gave him his fill about the fast crumbling Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
October 08, 2019 - 11:46 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures — and in these Brexit times, extraordinary words among leaders. Some British officials have previously compared the European Union to Nazis and Soviets, and EU Council President Donald Tusk said there was "a special place in hell"...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 08, 2019 - 8:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Europe on Tuesday as Brexit negotiations faltered and as tensions between the U.S. and China rose ahead of trade talks between the world's two largest economies. Market sentiment was dented after the British government said that the chances of a Brexit deal with the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Parliament in London, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The U.K. offered the European Union a proposed last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday that it said represents a realistic compromise for both sides, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to hold "rapid negotiations towards a solution" after years of wrangling. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 07, 2019 - 8:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain must provide "more realism and clarity" if there is to be a Brexit deal with the European Union in time for the country's scheduled departure date from the bloc at the end of this month, the Dutch government said Monday. Last week the British government sent the EU what it...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Parliament in London, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The U.K. offered the European Union a proposed last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday that it said represents a realistic compromise for both sides, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to hold "rapid negotiations towards a solution" after years of wrangling. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 06, 2019 - 10:06 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister has renewed his vow to take the country out of the European Union by the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson, writing in The Sun on Sunday and Sunday Express newspapers, is contradicting a government pledge in court to ask for an extension if no withdrawal deal with...
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People walk past European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. A document read aloud in a Scottish court says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would seek an extension to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline if no withdrawal deal with the European Union is reached by mid-October. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 04, 2019 - 2:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:05 p.m. British NGOs and volunteer groups are helping some of the approximately 70,000 British expatriates in Cyprus to sort out their residency status once Britain leaves the European Union at the end of the month. Tina Graham with SSAFA,...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Parliament in London, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The U.K. offered the European Union a proposed last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday that it said represents a realistic compromise for both sides, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to hold "rapid negotiations towards a solution" after years of wrangling. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 04, 2019 - 1:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would seek an extension to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline if no withdrawal deal with the European Union is reached by mid-October, according to a document read aloud in a Scottish court Friday. The document quoted in Scotland's Court of Session...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, March, 12, 2019, a Motorist crosses the Irish border in Middletown, Northern Ireland. The hope of Britain's Brexit split from the European Union depends on finding a political solution to avoid having a hard border across the peaceful green fields that span the seamless border dividing Britain's Northern Ireland from Europe's Republic of Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, FILE)
October 04, 2019 - 6:19 am
DUNDALK, Ireland (AP) — Irish republicans are expressing renewed hopes of reunifying their island in the wake of the U.K.’s recent Brexit proposals, seeing that as a solution to the problems that Britain’s departure from the European Union is bringing. What to do about the border between the...
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Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 03, 2019 - 10:34 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and British politics (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. European Union Council President Donald Tusk says he is “still unconvinced” about the new British proposals to unblock the stalled Brexit negotiations even after having a phone call to discuss them. Tusk also...
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