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January 22, 2020, 3:16 PM

Britain's EU Journey: When it signed up, 16 years late

Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum
January 22, 2020, 3:16 PM
A look back at Britain’s tortured relationship with Europe ahead of Brexit
January 20, 2020, 9:23 PM

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans have hit a hurdle, with Parliament’s upper chamber telling the government to give European Union citizens living in the U.K. physical proof of their right to remain after the country leaves the bloc
January 20, 2020, 9:23 PM
January 18, 2020, 9:13 PM

UK treasury chief: Some businesses may hurt after Brexit

The British government is planning celebrations to mark the U.K.'s delayed departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but the country's treasury secretary has warned that some businesses will be hurt post-Brexit
January 18, 2020, 9:13 PM
January 8, 2020, 11:30 PM

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal

With just over three weeks until Britain is due to leave the European Union the European Commission's president has warned the U.K. that it won’t get the “highest quality access” to the EU’s market  unless it makes major concessions
January 8, 2020, 11:30 PM
UK's Johnson to meet EU chief as Brexit trade talks loom
January 6, 2020, 11:20 AM

UK economy being helped by 'greater Brexit clarity'

A survey suggests that the British economy appears set to pick up in the early months of 2020 amid more clarity over Brexit
January 6, 2020, 11:20 AM
UK economy being helped by 'greater Brexit clarity'
January 3, 2020, 11:11 AM

Uncharted Brexit waters: UK's Boris Johnson faces 2020 tests

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is poised to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month but he faces the enormous task of forging a new trade agreement with the EU
January 3, 2020, 11:11 AM
Uncharted Brexit waters: UK's Boris Johnson faces 2020 tests
1 month ago

UK lawmakers OK Johnson's Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU

Britain has taken a  big step towards the European Union exit door, after lawmakers gave preliminary approval to Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s EU divorce bill
1 month ago
UK lawmakers set to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit bill
1 month ago

Queen lays out Johnson's Brexit plans at Parliament opening

Queen Elizabeth II has formally opened a new session of Britain's Parliament with a speech giving the first concrete details of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to do with his commanding new majority
1 month ago
Queen lays out Johnson's Brexit plans at Parliament opening
1 month ago

What will Boris Johnson do? UK leader to unveil policy plans

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is getting ready to unveil his policy plans for the coming year, giving voters a sense of what he plans to do with his new mandate
1 month ago
UK Labour figures begin jostling to be party's next leader
1 month ago

No letup for UK lawmakers: Johnson presses ahead with Brexit

There's no letup for lawmakers weary after Britain’s bruising election campaign.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Boris Johnson goes north to celebrate crushing election win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited northern England to thank newly elected Conservative lawmakers for their successful campaigns and voters for their support
1 month ago
1 month ago

Polls close in the UK after high-stakes election

There was a large turnout at the polls with Boris Johnson, who vows to take Britain out of the EU by Jan. 31, seemingly in the lead.
1 month ago
Polls close in the UK after high-stakes election
1 month ago

High-stakes UK election to solve Brexit crisis

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised he will “get Brexit done” and take the country out of the European Union if his party wins.
1 month ago
High-stakes UK election to solve Brexit crisis
1 month ago

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings dog to polling station on election day

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brought his four-legged friend Dilyn to cast his vote as the country headed to the polls on election day.
1 month ago
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings dog to polling station on election day
1 month ago

UK political leaders chase undecided voters on eve of vote

British political leaders have risen early to pursue undecided voters on the eve of the general election
1 month ago
UK political leaders chase undecided voters on eve of vote
1 month ago

UK's Johnson pushes his Brexit message as election nears

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to get his campaign back to the issue of Brexit amid allegations that he exploited a terrorist knife attack for political gain
1 month ago
Johnson dodges UK's health woes, wants to talk about Brexit
2 months ago

Johnson, Corbyn clash in final debate before UK election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have clashed in the last head-to-head debate before a general election in six days
2 months ago
Johnson under pressure ahead of final UK election TV debate
2 months ago

Farage’s Brexit Party hit by split a week before UK election

Britain is holding a general election a week from now and fractures are emerging within jittery political parties unsure how a volatile electorate will judge them
2 months ago
Farage’s Brexit Party hit by split a week before UK election
2 months ago

UK Labour Party leader Corbyn defends neutral Brexit stance

He'd let voters decide the proposed referendum without him taking a position.
2 months ago
2 months ago

UK leader Johnson faces questions about ties to US woman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing new questions about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favors and public funds while Johnson was the mayor of London
2 months ago
UK parties make election pitches to wary business leaders
2 months ago

Brexit Party shifts tactics, won't challenge Tories in vote

In a major shift, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says his party will not run against Conservative candidates in almost half of the U.K. seats in Britain's Dec. 12 election
2 months ago
Brexit Party won't challenge Conservatives in UK vote
3 months ago

The Latest: UK's Johnson: "No choice" but to have early vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has kicked off the Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election, accusing the political opposition of blocking Brexit
3 months ago
UK's Johnson: 'No choice' but to have early vote
3 months ago

What does Brexit mean for the US?

The U.K. is now set to leave the EU on Jan. 31, 2020.
3 months ago
What does Brexit mean for the US?
3 months ago

UK leader Boris Johnson sorry for missing Brexit deadline

Britain's election campaign has heated up with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he will apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31
3 months ago
3 months ago

As Brexit deadline moves once again, many left wondering what comes next: Analysis

The UK will have a general election on December 12.
3 months ago
As Brexit deadline moves once again, many left wondering what comes next: Analysis
3 months ago

UK parties spar in election that may settle Brexit _ or not

Official campaigning for Britain's Dec. 12 hasn't even started yet, but Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn are already laying out their key arguments for a Brexit-dominated election
3 months ago
UK's party leaders brace for Brexit election
3 months ago

UK's Brexit deal estimated to cost almost $100 billion

A respected British think tank has slammed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, concluding that the economy would be 3.5% smaller as compared to staying within the European Union
3 months ago
UK's Brexit deal estimated to cost almost $100 billion
3 months ago

EU delays Brexit to Jan. 31; Johnson election bid fails

Britain has Brexit breathing space but no clarity after the European Union granted a three-month delay to the U.K.'s departure from the bloc
3 months ago
EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31
3 months ago

The Latest: Boris Johnson will try again for early election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will try again to secure a December election, after lawmakers rejected his call for a Dec. 12 vote
3 months ago
3 months ago

The Latest: Boris Johnson will try again for early election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will try again to secure a December election, after lawmakers rejected his call for a Dec. 12 vote
3 months ago
The Latest: EU agrees to delay Brexit until Jan. 31
3 months ago

In one British town, Brexhaustion sets in amid uncertainty

The debate of Britain's EU departure has raged since the vote to leave.
3 months ago
In one British town, Brexhaustion sets in amid uncertainty
3 months ago

European Union agrees to delay Brexit

The new date, Jan. 31, 2020, marks the second time the Brexit deadline has changed.
3 months ago
European Union agrees to delay Brexit
3 months ago

EU chief Tusk says bloc agrees to delay Brexit until Jan. 31

EU chief Tusk says bloc agrees to delay Brexit until Jan. 31
3 months ago
EU chief Tusk says bloc agrees to delay Brexit until Jan. 31
3 months ago

Chess move: UK parties suggest Dec. 9 vote in Brexit gambit

Two British opposition parties want to hold elections even earlier than Prime Minister Boris Johnson has proposed as they try to ensure the country doesn't leave the European Union without an agreement
3 months ago
UK opposition parties suggest December vote in Brexit gambit
3 months ago

Johnson's NIreland allies vow to keep rejecting Brexit deal

Boris Johnson's allies in Northern Ireland have vowed to keep rejecting the British prime minister's divorce deal with the European Union until his government wins more concessions
3 months ago
3 months ago

EU envoys agree that Brexit extension is needed, no date set

European Union ambassadors agreed Friday that the bloc should grant Britain's request for another extension to the Brexit deadline but have not yet figured out how long that delay should be
3 months ago
EU ambassadors meet in Brussels over Brexit delay talks
3 months ago

UK's Johnson seeks Dec. 12 election to break Brexit impasse

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the only way to break Britain's Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask Parliament to approve a national poll for Dec. 12
3 months ago
Northern Ireland police issue warning on Brexit unrest
3 months ago

Johnson's future, and UK's, rests on EU move on Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long argued that Brexit will let Britain "take back control" from the European Union
3 months ago
UK prime minister mulls early election over Brexit impasse
3 months ago

1 Brexit deal passes Parliament but another critical timing vote fails

The Brexit vote was on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and there were 329 members who voted in favor of the bill, with 299 against.
3 months ago
1 Brexit deal passes Parliament but another critical vote fails
3 months ago

Brexit deal passes Parliament but timetable rejected

A proposed deal that could lead to the United Kingdom leaving the European Union passed in Parliament on Tuesday, but was followed by another vote that failed.
3 months ago
Brexit deal passes Parliament but timetable rejected
3 months ago

What next after Boris Johnson denied vote on Brexit deal?

A look at what might happen now, with the U.K. due to leave the EU in 10 days, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson stymied in his attempt to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal.
3 months ago
What next after Boris Johnson denied vote on Brexit deal?
3 months ago

New blow to Johnson's Brexit plan after vote on deal blocked

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to lead Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month hit another roadblock when the speaker of the House of Commons rejected his attempt to hold a new vote of lawmakers on his Brexit divorce deal
3 months ago
UK's Boris Johnson set to push for vote on EU divorce bill
3 months ago

Boris Johnson’s Brexit vote blocked by Speaker

The U.K. prime minister’s plan to lead Britain out of the European Union was rejected by the speaker of the House of Commons.
3 months ago
Boris Johnson’s Brexit vote blocked by Speaker
3 months ago

UK Parliament votes to force Brexit delay in setback for Boris Johnson

The UK Parliament has voted to delay a Brexit vote.
3 months ago
UK Parliament votes to force Brexit delay in setback for Boris Johnson
3 months ago

Fractious Brexit saga to continue in Parliament, courts

Johnson is still at odds with Parliament over how to break the Brexit impasse.
3 months ago
3 months ago

UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal as the European Union considers his grudging request for an extension to the looming Oct. 31 Brexit deadline
3 months ago
3 months ago

UK's Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has grudgingly asked the European Union to delay Brexit
3 months ago
3 months ago

Lawmakers prepare to vote on Brexit

Is a wrench being thrown in a possible deal for the Brits to pull out of the European Union?
3 months ago
Lawmakers prepare to vote on Brexit
3 months ago

Johnson urges support for Brexit deal before knife-edge vote

Boris Johnson is working behind the scenes to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal with the European Union through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain _ finally _ to leave the bloc in two weeks' time
3 months ago
Johnson returns to London to drum up support for Brexit deal
3 months ago

Boris Johnson gets EU Brexit deal; next hurdle is Parliament

Britain's prime minister and European Union leaders have reached a long-sought Brexit deal
3 months ago
High anxiety in Brussels: Will Brexit deal be clinched?