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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The pop star scored multiple Grammy nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine nominations. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

A 'Black Parade' Grammys: Beyoncé leads with 9 nominations

Nov. 24, 2020 8:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé is bringing her Black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. Beyoncé picked up song and record of the year bids with “Black Parade,” which she...

FILE - In this file photo dated  Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier, centre, leaves the Conference Centre in London with unidentified members of his team.  The Brexit trade negotiations have been suspended Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, at a crucial stage because an EU negotiator has tested positive for the coronavirus and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that “we have decided to suspend the negotiations at our level for a short period.”  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)

EU, UK still have 'fundamental' differences in trade talks

Nov. 23, 2020 12:14 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — With the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in quarantine, trade talks with the United Kingdom continued by videoconference this week, though the optimism expressed last week seemed to have faded. Barnier stressed on Monday that negotiators were running out of time to make a...

FILE - In this file photo dated  Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier, centre, leaves the Conference Centre in London with unidentified members of his team.  The Brexit trade negotiations have been suspended Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, at a crucial stage because an EU negotiator has tested positive for the coronavirus and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that “we have decided to suspend the negotiations at our level for a short period.”  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)

Brexit trade negotiations suspended because of COVID-19 case

Nov. 19, 2020 6:11 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — As if the Brexit trade negotiations were not tortuous enough, the coronavirus added a twist at a crucial stage on Thursday when top-level talks had to be suspended because an EU negotiator tested positive for COVID-19. It added uncertainty to the negotiations as a deadline looms ever...

Britain's chief negotiator David Frost, center, removes his face mask to talk to the media as he arrives for Brexit talks with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Britain and the EU say any post-Brexit trade deal must be agreed upon by mid-November so it can be ratified by the end of the year, but the negotiations remain stuck on key issues like fishing rights and competition rules. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

EU, UK enter tension-filled week seeking post-Brexit deal

Nov. 16, 2020 11:18 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and British negotiators on Monday entered yet another tension-filled week as they sought a belated post-Brexit trade deal that needs to be vetted and get legislative approval before a Jan. 1 cutoff date. With both sides refusing to blink on any of the three key outstanding...

Pro EU supporters argue with Brexit supporters in London, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Negotiations continue on London between the EU bloc and British officials to agree A Brexit deal as Britain is due to split from Europe  from January 1. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Brexit: Trade deal 'may not succeed' before year end

Nov. 15, 2020 9:45 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s chief Brexit negotiator said Sunday before renewed talks that a trade deal with the European Union may not succeed, but he was still hopeful of a resolution. Arriving in Brussels, David Frost tweeted that “there has been some progress in a positive direction in recent...

European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier arrives for Brexit talks at the Conference Centre in London, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. With less than two months to go before the U.K. exits the EU's economic orbit, trade deal talks resume in London on Monday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

UK, EU make one more push for elusive Brexit trade deal

Nov. 9, 2020 1:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Negotiators from Britain and the European Union met Monday to seek a breakthrough in gridlocked trade talks, with just days until a deadline to strike a post-Brexit deal. As EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier met his British counterpart, David Frost, in London, members of Britain's House of...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson greets European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outside 10 Downing Street in London.  Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to stay in contact over coming days as their negotiating teams step up efforts to conclude a post-Brexit trade deal between the U.K. and the European Union. With less than two months to go before the U.K. exits the EU’s economic orbit, a spokesman at Johnson’s Downing Street office said the negotiating teams would “redouble efforts to reach a deal” when the talks resume in London on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

UK and EU to 'redouble efforts' on post-Brexit trade deal

Nov. 7, 2020 12:26 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the head of the European Union's executive arm agreed Saturday to stay in contact as their negotiating teams step up efforts to conclude a post-Brexit trade deal between the U.K. and the European Union before time runs out. With less than two months to...

European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier talks to journalists as he leaves the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. Barnier on Wednesday briefed the European Union ambassadors on the state of negotiations with the United Kingdom, as both sides continue to struggle to find common ground on a free trade deal which needs to be in place by Jan. 1. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

UK, EU leaders to discuss state of post-Brexit trade talks

Nov. 6, 2020 1:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen are set to speak by telephone Saturday to assess the state of post-Brexit trade talks between the U.K. and the European Union. A spokesman at Johnson's Downing Street office said Friday that the prime...

European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier, left, leaves the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. Barnier on Wednesday briefed the European Union ambassadors on the state of negotiations with the United Kingdom, as both sides continue to struggle to find common ground on a free trade deal which needs to be in place by Jan. 1. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

EU: Brexit trade talks still face 'too many difficulties'

Nov. 4, 2020 3:38 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — With a deadline looming ever more menacingly, the European Union's chief negotiator on the post-Brexit trade deal with Britain Wednesday publicly blamed London for a lack of progress in the two sides' belated attempt to reach an even rudimentary agreement. “At this stage, there are...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 file photo the flag of the European Union and the British national flag are flown on poles during a demonstration by remain in the EU outside spporters the Palace of Westminster in London. It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.”
Spoiler alert: It is not done. As negotiators from the two sides hunker down for their final weeks of talks on an elusive trade agreement, Britain and the EU still don’t know whether they will begin 2021 with an organized partnership or a messy rivalry.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

Oct. 23, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.” Spoiler alert: It is not done. As negotiators from the two sides hunker down for their final...