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The Latest: UK lawmakers again reject Brexit deal

Mar. 29, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Two senior German officials see little chance of reviving Britain's treaty with the European Union to withdraw from the bloc, after it was again rejected by the UK parliament. Manfred Weber, a European lawmaker...

UK faces new Brexit crisis after lawmakers reject May's deal

Mar. 29, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers on Friday rejected the government's Brexit deal for a third time, leaving the U.K. facing the stark prospect of a chaotic departure from the European Union in just two weeks, with political leaders in turmoil and the country ill-prepared for the shock. It's either that, or a...

UK lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock

Mar. 25, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers seized a measure of control over the stalled Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May's foundering government Monday, setting up a series of votes that could dramatically alter the course of the U.K.'s departure from the European Union. The move came after May conceded...

EU says talks with UK 'difficult' as Brexit impasse drags on

Mar. 6, 2019 11:25 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The European Union said Wednesday that "difficult" talks with Britain have failed to break the Brexit deadlock, less than a week before U.K. lawmakers are due to approve or reject the government's divorce deal with the bloc. Britain's chief law officer claimed the two sides were holding...

UK trade official sees hope in Brexit hard-liners' proposals

Mar. 3, 2019 3:39 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's international trade secretary on Sunday welcomed proposals drawn up by hard-line Brexit supporters that outline what it would take for them to support Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the European Union. Liam Fox told the BBC that the European Research Group's proposals,...

UK acknowledges key trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

Feb. 21, 2019 3:52 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The British government acknowledged Thursday that trade deals with major countries such as Japan and Turkey will not be in place by the planned Brexit day of March 29, while the European Union's chief said he remains downbeat about Britain avoiding a chaotic departure from the bloc....

The Latest: UK says trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

Feb. 21, 2019 11:24 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The British government says trade deals with Japan, Turkey and other countries won't be in place by March 29, the day Britain is due to leave the European Union. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox...