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LONDON | The Latest: Lawmakers to get chance to amend Brexit deal

LONDON—Jan 15, 2019—The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 1:25 p.m. British lawmakers will consider four proposed amendments to Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit deal before they vote on the agreement itself. As Tuesday’s debate kicked off, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow announced which amendments he had … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Lawmakers to get chance to amend Brexit deal

LONDON | London police chief warns of Brexit costs, safety threats

LONDON— London’s police chief has suggested that Brexit will be costly and could have a damaging effect on public safety. Cressida Dick told the BBC on Thursday that leaving the European Union would be more challenging if there’s no deal in place between Britain and the bloc. She said that U.K. police will have to … Continue reading LONDON | London police chief warns of Brexit costs, safety threats

LONDON | UK’s top cop warns of Brexit costs, threats to public safety

LONDON — The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has suggested that Britain’s departure from the European Union will be costly and could have a damaging effect on public safety. Cressida Dick told the BBC on Thursday that the adjustment to leaving the EU would be more challenging if there’s no deal in place between Britain … Continue reading LONDON | UK’s top cop warns of Brexit costs, threats to public safety

LONDON | The Latest: UK PM May says she will leave by 2022 election

LONDON— The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:40 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that she will step down before the country holds its next scheduled national election in 2022. Arriving at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, May said “I think it is right that another party leader takes us … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: UK PM May says she will leave by 2022 election

LONDON  | The Latest: UK Parliament censures government on Brexit

LONDON  — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:10 p.m. In a U.K. parliamentary first, British lawmakers have found the government in contempt of Parliament for refusing to publish advice from the country’s top law officer about Brexit. The House of Commons voted 311-293 in favor of a motion by opposition parties censuring the … Continue reading LONDON  | The Latest: UK Parliament censures government on Brexit

LONDON | May faces more Brexit woes after another UK minister quits

LONDON— The latest minister to quit British Prime Minister Theresa May‘s government because of Brexit said Saturday that the prime minister’s divorce agreement with the European Union would leave Britain outnumbered and outmaneuvered in future negotiations. Ex-Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah likened the deal to playing soccer against opponents who “are the referee and … Continue reading LONDON | May faces more Brexit woes after another UK minister quits

BRUSSELS | The Latest: UK’s May ‘not sad’ about leaving EU

BRUSSELS— The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 2p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is not sad about leaving the European Union even though she recognizes some Britons and some European leaders feel that way. May said Sunday she is “full of optimism” about Britain’s future outside the … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: UK’s May ‘not sad’ about leaving EU

LONDON | The Latest: Pound slides after UK’s Brexit minister quits

LONDON  — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The pound has fallen sharply after Britain’s Brexit minister resigned from the government, saying he did not agree with the deal the country had struck with the European Union over the terms of its departure next March. The currency … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Pound slides after UK’s Brexit minister quits