Divorce and separations

FILE - In this Thursday July 20, 2017 file photo, EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State David Davis address the media after a week of negotiations at EU headquarters in Brussels. Since the June 8 British election, there has been a disunited British government, and an increasingly impatient EU. Officials of the bloc have slammed British proposals so far as vague and inadequate. There's also a fight looming over the multibillion-euro bill Britain must pay to meet previous commitments it made as an EU member. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blustered recently that the bloc could "go whistle" if it thought Britain would settle a big exit tab. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier replied: "I am mot hearing any whistling. Just the clock ticking."(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)
July 23, 2017 - 6:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare. The two Britons — a "leave" supporter and a "remainer" — represent the great divide in a country that stepped into the unknown just over a year ago, when...
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FILE - In this Thursday July 20, 2017 file photo, EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State David Davis address the media after a week of negotiations at EU headquarters in Brussels. Since the June 8 British election, there has been a disunited British government, and an increasingly impatient EU. Officials of the bloc have slammed British proposals so far as vague and inadequate. There's also a fight looming over the multibillion-euro bill Britain must pay to meet previous commitments it made as an EU member. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blustered recently that the bloc could "go whistle" if it thought Britain would settle a big exit tab. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier replied: "I am mot hearing any whistling. Just the clock ticking."(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)
July 23, 2017 - 5:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare. The two Britons — a "leave" supporter and a "remainer" — represent the great divide in a country that stepped into the unknown just over a year ago, when...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:37 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain kick off their first full session of their divorce proceedings with both sides bent on seeking a quick breakthrough on unraveling ties that have bound them for decades. U.K. Secretary of State David Davis said at the start of the four-day session...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street after the general election in London, Monday, June 12, 2017.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 12, 2017 - 1:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — Senior members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's government rallied to her defense Monday amid doubts over her ability to remain in power following a disastrous election result. As the Conservative Party digested the loss of its majority in last week's election, government...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 1:07 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated by a year of British foot-dragging and faced by more uncertainty in the aftermath of the country's general election, the European Union on Friday had a clear proposal of when to start the Brexit negotiations: How about tomorrow morning? "Half past nine," suggested EU...
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May 10, 2017 - 1:01 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan has filed papers in Rhode Island seeking divorce days after her husband, Clay Pell, filed for divorce in California. The Providence Journal ( http://bit.ly/2pjXNoH ) reports both listed irreconcilable differences in their divorce papers...
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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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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, speaks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a weekly EU Commission meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, will speak to the media in Brussels on Wednesday regarding Britain's departure from the bloc, after he presents his draft mandate laying out the terms for the talks. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 03, 2017 - 5:30 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator says Britain must settle the financial debts it owes the bloc before talks on its future relations with its European partners can begin. Michel Barnier...
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Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, centre, speaking at Mawdesley Hall in Ormskirk, northwest England, whilst campaigning Monday May 1, 2017. The general election is scheduled for Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 6:59 am
LONDON (AP) — In public, Britain and the European Union say they want an amicable divorce. Behind the scenes, things are getting nasty. Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged Tuesday that Brexit "will not be easy," after EU officials accused Britain of underestimating the complexity of the task...
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Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC studios in London after appearing on a morning show Sunday April 30, 2017. Britain goes to the polls for a General Election on upcoming June 8. ( John Stillwell/PA via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 9:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its "divorce bill" from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secure a good Brexit deal. Theresa May was speaking a day after 27 EU leaders formally backed the bloc's...
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