Brexit referendum

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018. (Yui Mok/Pool via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 1:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth on Thursday, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies. In a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the queen said she hoped Charles would "carry on the...
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Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi is greeted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a private audience at Buckingham Palace, London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 2:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace as Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future. The Commonwealth, an association of the U.K...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
April 18, 2018 - 7:39 am
LONDON (AP) — After decades of sidelining the Commonwealth as a relic of their imperial past, many in Britain are now promoting the group of ex-colonies as a ready-made market for what they hope to be the country's buccaneering global business spirit after the exit from the European Union. It's...
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April 18, 2018 - 6:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in March, official figures showed Wednesday, suggesting that the Brexit vote's boost to prices is running its course and raising questions in financial markets as to whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates again this month. The...
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April 17, 2018 - 6:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Average wages in Britain are rising faster than prices for the first time in about a year, official figures showed Tuesday, a development that will likely fuel expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates again next month. The Office for National Statistics says...
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English artist Tracey Emin poses after officially unveiling her 20-metre-long neon text installation entitled, I Want My Time With You, at St Pancras International train station in London, Tuesday April 10, 2018. Contemporary and sometimes controversial artist, Emin is known for her autobiographical and confessional artworks. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 11:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Artist Tracey Emin is addressing Brexit with her latest public artwork, suspended from the ceiling of London's St. Pancras Station. The 20-meter (65-foot) neon-pink message reading "I want my time with you" was unveiled Tuesday at the station, terminus for Eurostar trains between...
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Former Prime Minister Tony Blair stands during an interview about the Good Friday agreement on the eve of its 20th anniversary, in London, Monday, April 9, 2018. The agreement known as the Good Friday Agreement, was signed by Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern and British Prime Minister Tony Blair on April 10, 1998 and brought together Catholic nationalists and Protestant unionists in a government for Northern Ireland's Catholics and Protestants. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 6:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair were heading to Belfast Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of Northern Ireland's peace accord, as Brexit casts a shadow over the deal's future. Clinton and Blair are due to attend an event at Queen's...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:35 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) John W. Mackey, Boston University (THE CONVERSATION) In 1988, one of Northern Ireland’s most divisive Protestant politicians rose to his feet and shouted at Pope John Paul II, who was...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 file photo, demonstrators opposing Brexit wave flags as European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets at 10 Downing Street in London. Such was the shock that some 52 percent voted to leave the EU, that the government was hardly prepared for quick negotiations with Brussels. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
March 29, 2018 - 6:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's exit from the European Union has been likened to putting toothpaste back in the tube. But it's more like trying to separate the fluoride from the paste: complicated and messy. Thursday marks 365 days until Britain officially leaves the EU. The March 29, 2019, departure will...
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Whistleblower Christopher Wylie who alleges that the campaign for Britain to leave the EU cheated in the referendum in 2016, speaking at a lawyers office to the media in London, Monday, March 26, 2018. Chris Wylie's claims center around the official Vote Leave campaign and its links to a group called BeLeave, which it helped fund. The links allegedly allowed the campaign to bypass spending rules. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
March 27, 2018 - 4:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help Donald Trump's White House bid said Tuesday that he strongly believes the information was also used by the Brexit movement that persuaded Britain to quit the European Union. In a 3½-hour hearing,...
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