Divorce and separations

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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From left, EU Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk make their way to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 29, 2017 - 12:21 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 5:05 p.m. Even before the European Union and Britain kick off their divorce negotiations, there is already a fight between the two that could affect the talks. EU Commission President...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 10:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) ___ 4:55 p.m. Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says the 27 European Union countries will decide in June on a series of guidelines for the two London-based EU agencies — the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 10:27 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 4:20 p.m. European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 9:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 3:50 p.m. The 27 European Union leaders negotiating the exit of Britain from the bloc acknowledged Saturday that Northern Ireland could join the bloc in the future if its people vote to...
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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, from left, are pictured at a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 9:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal European Council of 27 to adopt guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 8:16 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vowed on Saturday to stand shoulder to shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that any demands from Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 8:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 2:10 p.m. Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel says the 27 EU nations have to beware of British negotiating tactics of trying to split the bloc during the two-year divorce proceedings...
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