Divorce and separations

Pro-Brexit campaigners lobby outside Parliament in London, Thursday, March 28, 2019. The British government says it plans to hold a new Brexit debate in Parliament Friday, but hasn't confirmed whether it will call a third vote on its twice-rejected European Union divorce deal. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
March 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May rolled the dice Thursday on another Brexit vote in Parliament, sending a tweaked and trimmed version of her EU divorce deal back to lawmakers who had rejected it twice before. But the agreement faced substantial opposition, even after May sacrificed...
Read More
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa may leaves the Houses of Parliament, on the day that MPs will be asked to consider a range of alternative Brexit options after Parliament seized control of the Commons agenda to force a series of "indicative votes", Wednesday evening March 27, 2019. May told lawmakers Wednesday she is prepared to step down "earlier than I intended" in order to win passage of her Brexit divorce deal from the European Union. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
March 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday, telling colleagues she would quit within weeks if the agreement was passed and Britain left the European Union. May's dramatic concession that "there is a desire for a new approach - and...
Read More
In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday March 27, 2019. British lawmakers are preparing to vote Wednesday on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
March 27, 2019 - 1:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 6 p.m. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers she is prepared to step down "earlier than I intended" in order to win passage of her divorce deal from the European Union. May told lawmakers from the 1922 Committee of Conservative...
Read More
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's debate over leaving the European Union (all times local): 9 p.m. Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May is scrambling to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan as key Cabinet ministers denied media reports that they were plotting to oust her. May...
Read More
FILE - In this Thursday, March 21, 2019 file photo, activists pose with their faces painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels. The country's struggle to leave the European Union is one of the great political crisis to afflict Britain in the postwar period. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
March 22, 2019 - 1:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 a.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could walk out without a deal on April 12, but he expects it to seek more time under any circumstance. Rutte said that "they can say, in theory, that on 12th of April we are...
Read More
An anti-Brexit supporter stands by European and British Union flags placed opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, March 18, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push Monday to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it would mean a long — and possibly indefinite — delay to Brexit. Parliament has rejected the agreement twice, but May aims to try a third time this week if she can persuade enough lawmakers to change their minds. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 20, 2019 - 1:37 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says Wednesday's developments over Britain's looming departure from the EU mean there's only one way British Prime Minister Theresa May can get a...
Read More
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to lawmakers in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday March 13, 2019. In a tentative first step toward ending months of political deadlock, British lawmakers voted Wednesday to block the country from leaving the European Union without a divorce agreement, triggering an attempt to delay that departure, currently due to take place on March 29. (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
March 15, 2019 - 1:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 8:45 p.m. British lawmakers have voted to delay Brexit, just 15 days before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union. The House of Commons voted 413-202 Thursday in favor of seeking to postpone...
Read More
A pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporter takes part in a protest outside the House of Parliament in London, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says he wants to limit any Brexit deadline extension to a few months at best, fearing it will take over the whole European election campaign. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
March 14, 2019 - 2:30 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The European Commission is warning Britain's Parliament that voting against Brexit happening without a withdrawal deal in place isn't enough and lawmakers must approve the deal, too. An official from the EU's executive...
Read More
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to lawmakers in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday March 13, 2019. In a tentative first step toward ending months of political deadlock, British lawmakers voted Wednesday to block the country from leaving the European Union without a divorce agreement, triggering an attempt to delay that departure, currently due to take place on March 29. (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
March 13, 2019 - 11:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — In a tentative first step toward ending months of political deadlock, British lawmakers voted Wednesday to block the country from leaving the European Union without a divorce agreement, triggering an attempt to delay that departure, currently due to take place on March 29. Parliament...
Read More
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives back at the the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Britain's Parliament delivered a crushing defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos just 17 days before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc. Lawmakers rejected the deal 391-242, ignoring May's entreaties to back the agreement and end the political chaos and economic uncertainty that Brexit has unleashed. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
March 12, 2019 - 5:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — With just 17 days to go, Britain's departure from the European Union was thrown into chaos and doubt Tuesday as Parliament delivered a crushing double blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal and to her authority as leader. Lawmakers rejected the deal 391-242, ignoring...
Read More

Pages