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UK leader promises a 'bold offer' on Brexit deal

May. 19, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a "bold offer" to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes. Writing in The Sunday Times, May says her bill will come "with an improved package of measures that I believe can win new support."...

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

May. 17, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union. Each side blamed the other for the collapse....

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal

May. 17, 2019 6:34 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a "great interest" in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move forward on Brexit, after talks between government and opposition broke down. Martina Fietz, a spokeswoman for Chancellor...

UK's May to make new push on her Brexit deal next month

May. 14, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will try again next month to secure Parliament's backing for a Brexit deal so that the U.K. can leave the European Union this summer, May's office said Tuesday. Downing Street said May intends to ask lawmakers to vote on a withdrawal agreement bill starting...

UK opposition campaigns, govt lies low, in EU election

May. 9, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition parties were out campaigning Thursday for the upcoming European Parliament election. The governing Conservatives just wished it wasn't happening. For months, Prime Minister Theresa May's government promised this election wouldn't be held in Britain, because the country...

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool

May. 8, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool's extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation from the European Union. Asked by opposition leader Jeremy...

The Latest: New Zealand leader congratulates royals on baby

May. 6, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the newest royal baby in Britain (all times local): 1:20 a.m. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan on having their baby son, saying a birth is an "incredibly exciting time." Ardern last year became just the second elected leader in...

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition

May. 5, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative government and opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday. Writing in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, May told Labour...

UK governing party takes Brexit battering in local elections

May. 3, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated results Friday. Almost three years after U.K. voters narrowly decided in a referendum to...

Anti-Semitic attacks spike, killing most Jews in decades

May. 1, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli researchers reported Wednesday that violent attacks against Jews spiked significantly last year, with the largest reported number of Jews killed in anti-Semitic acts in decades, leading to an "increasing sense of emergency" among Jewish communities worldwide. Capped by the...