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3 EU nations say Brexit talks likely to go beyond summit

Oct. 14, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Brexit divorce talks in Brussels are making such slow progress that three European Union nations predicted Monday the negotiations could spill beyond this week's crucial Brexit summit. Belying the need for speed across the Channel, Britain trotted out a horse-drawn carriage and a...

A crunch Brexit week looms with drama in London and Brussels

Oct. 14, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The next seven days look set to be one of the most tumultuous weeks in more than three years of Brexit drama. Get ready for nail-biting diplomacy and high-stakes politics — with a dash of regal pomp thrown in for good measure. With Britain due to leave the EU on Oct. 31 and talks about...

Brexit divorce talks between UK and EU go down to the wire

Oct. 13, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Cabinet colleagues that it will require a "significant amount of work" to strike a Brexit deal with the European Union, amid signs of progress in last-minute talks but also deep-seated skepticism about the chances of an agreement. Britain is due to...

The Latest: EU’s Tusk “unconvinced” about UK Brexit proposal

Oct. 3, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and British politics (all times local): 9 p.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to build a coalition at home to back his new Brexit approach even as key European leaders say the measures he just proposed fall far short of the concessions needed to forge a...

Boris Johnson’s conciliatory tone on Brexit falls flat on EU

Oct. 3, 2019 11:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Thursday to build a coalition at home to back his new Brexit approach even as key European leaders declared that the measures he just proposed fall far short of the concessions needed to forge a deal. Johnson offered a strikingly more conciliatory...

Boris Johnson: UK is offering Brexit 'compromise' to EU

Oct. 2, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The U.K. offered the European Union a proposed Brexit deal on Wednesday that it said represents a compromise for both sides, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to hold "rapid negotiations towards a solution" after years of wrangling. In a letter to European...

Watchdog asked if UK's Johnson merits misconduct probe

Sep. 28, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in London have asked an independent police watchdog to determine if a criminal investigation should be opened of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's links to an American businesswoman who allegedly received favorable treatment when he was mayor because of their friendship. The...

An unrepentant Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament

Sep. 25, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of "Resign!" and dared his foes to try to topple him Wednesday at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain's highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline. Amid shouts, angry...

The Latest: UK opposition leader rejects PM's election call

Sep. 25, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Britain's main opposition leader has rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's taunting demand for a no-confidence vote in the government, saying he won't support a new election unless a no-deal...

Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

Sep. 25, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The landmark British Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful did not deal directly with plans for Britain's anticipated departure from the European Union. Brexit will however be top of the agenda in Parliament now that lawmakers have...