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UK holds out hope for Brexit compromise by Friday deadline

Apr. 7, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks to jumpstart plans for Brexit are expected to resume before the U.K.'s Friday deadline for leaving the European Union, and the opposition Labour Party is hopeful the country's political impasse can be resolved, a party negotiator said Sunday. British Prime Minister Theresa...

UK leader May rolling the dice again on Brexit deal

Mar. 28, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May rolled the dice Thursday on another Brexit vote in Parliament, sending a tweaked and trimmed version of her EU divorce deal back to lawmakers who had rejected it twice before. But the agreement faced substantial opposition, even after May sacrificed her job...

The Latest: Trump admires May 'in there fighting' on Brexit

Mar. 28, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has offered encouragement to British Prime Minister Theresa May, who promised to quit if lawmakers approve the latest version of her Brexit deal with the European Union. Speaking to...

The Latest: May offers to step down once EU divorce Ok'd

Mar. 28, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:50 p.m. British lawmakers have voted on eight different possible Brexit options, but none received the majority support that would clarify the U.K.'s course. Parliament is trying to find an alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-rejected EU...

Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

Mar. 27, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday, telling colleagues she would quit within weeks if the agreement was passed and Britain left the European Union. May's dramatic concession that "there is a desire for a new approach - and new...

The Latest: Dutch PM: Britain could walk out without deal

Mar. 22, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 a.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could walk out without a deal on April 12, but he expects it to seek more time under any circumstance. Rutte said that "they can say, in theory, that on 12th of April we are getting...