Brexit referendum

A woman cycles on a Brompton folding bicycle past a sign outside Waterloo Station reminding people they are required to wear face coverings inside the station and whilst traveling on trains, in London, during England's second coronavirus lockdown, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 27, 2020 - 2:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The team at Brompton Bicycle Ltd. thought they were prepared for Brexit. Bosses at the British firm, which exports hand-made folding bikes to 47 countries, looked at the uncertainty swirling around the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union and started stockpiling parts. Yet with...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during official arrivals for a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. The U.K. has signed an interim trade deal with Canada _ a rollover measure meant to cement the trading relationship as the government prepares of life outside the European Union. While Britain formally withdrew from the EU in January, it continues to trade with other countries under the bloc’s umbrella during a transition period that is scheduled to end Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
November 21, 2020 - 10:51 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. signed an interim trade deal with Canada on Saturday, giving it more time to negotiate future trading rules as the British government prepares the country for business life outside the European Union. The stopgap agreement allows trade between the two countries to continue...
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Britain's chief negotiator David Frost, center, removes his face mask to talk to the media as he arrives for Brexit talks with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Britain and the EU say any post-Brexit trade deal must be agreed upon by mid-November so it can be ratified by the end of the year, but the negotiations remain stuck on key issues like fishing rights and competition rules. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 19, 2020 - 6:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brexit trade negotiations have been suspended at a crucial stage because an EU negotiator has tested positive for the coronavirus. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that together with his U.K. counterpart, David Frost, “we have decided to suspend the negotiations at our...
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The British heir to the throne Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, who wears a mouth-and-nose cover, greets onlookers as he leaves the Hotel Adlon in Berlin, Sunday, Nov.15, 2020. Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, are in Berlin on the occasion of the central commemoration of the Volkstrauertag. This year's national day of mourning in memory of the victims of National Socialism and the dead of both world wars is dedicated to German-British friendship. (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP)
November 15, 2020 - 8:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prince Charles called Sunday for Britain and Germany to remember their long and close ties, reaffirmed by the nations' reconciliation after two world wars, now that the U.K. tries to find its place outside — but also alongside — the European Union. Charles' appeal during a visit to...
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Pro EU supporters argue with Brexit supporters in London, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Negotiations continue on London between the EU bloc and British officials to agree A Brexit deal as Britain is due to split from Europe from January 1. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 15, 2020 - 6:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s chief Brexit negotiator said Sunday before renewed talks that a trade deal with the European Union may not succeed, but he was still hopeful of a resolution. Arriving in Brussels, David Frost tweeted that “there has been some progress in a positive direction in recent days...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings leaves 10 Downing Street with a box, in London, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Late Wednesday, Lee Cain announced he was quitting as director of communications, a move that has sparked speculation that Dominic Cummings, Johnson's top adviser, could soon leave, further weakening the pro-Brexit camp. Both Cain and Cummings worked together on the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign that was largely fronted by Johnson. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
November 13, 2020 - 10:00 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top adviser has been seen leaving Downing Street carrying a moving box, amid reports that he has left his job following a bruising battle for influence at the heart of the government fueled by tensions over Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic...
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A man walks across the normally busy Piccadilly Circus in central London after a heavy rain downpour, Monday Nov. 9, 2020. The London streets are nearly deserted during the first full week of a four-week coronavirus lockdown in England, but some are calling to allow businesses to reopen their doors to kickstart the city economy. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
November 12, 2020 - 1:34 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy remained nearly 10% smaller at the end of the third quarter despite posting a record bounceback in the summer, when many of the restrictions that had been placed on businesses to control the pandemic were lifted. The imposition of new limits on public life in the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 file photo German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks during a joint press conference in Berlin, Germany. In an interview with the Associated Press Maas said that “Joe Biden's election victory means one thing in particular: new chances for the trans-Atlantic partnership”. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
November 10, 2020 - 7:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — The election of Joe Biden as the next U.S. president is an opportunity for a “new deal” in trans-Atlantic relations that would revive the close cooperation between America and Europe, but also see Europeans shoulder greater responsibility on the world stage, Germany’s foreign minister...
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European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier arrives for Brexit talks at the Conference Centre in London, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. With less than two months to go before the U.K. exits the EU's economic orbit, trade deal talks resume in London on Monday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 09, 2020 - 5:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Negotiators from Britain and the European Union were meeting Monday to seek a breakthrough in gridlocked trade talks, with just days until a deadline to strike a post-Brexit deal. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier is due to meet his British counterpart, David Frost, in London, after...
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FILE - Britian's Prime Minister Boris Johnson carries a wreath, during the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph, in Whitehall, London, Sunday Nov. 8, 2020. Johnson says Britain and the United States will work together to support democracy and combat climate change. He denies that his close ties to President Donald Trump would hurt U.K.-U.S relations once President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January. (Peter Nicholls/Pool Photo via AP, File)
November 08, 2020 - 9:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s famous charm worked wonders on Donald Trump, but he faces a tougher audience in Joe Biden. Britain's prime minister promised Sunday to work with the U.S. president-elect to spread democracy, defend human rights and combat climate change, as he sought to woo a leader...
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