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LONDON | British Prime Minister Theresa May rejects calls for Brexit delay, vows to hold more talks with EU on divorce deal

LONDON — Jan 21, 2019— British Prime Minister Theresa May rejects calls for Brexit delay, vows to hold more talks with EU on divorce deal . By Associated Press

LONDON | The Latest: UK to scrap application fee for EU citizens

LONDON — Jan 21, 2019—The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain is scrapping a fee it was due to charge European Union citizens applying to settle permanently in the U.K. after Brexit. After Britain leaves the EU, citizens of the bloc will … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: UK to scrap application fee for EU citizens

LONDON | The Latest: Poland suggests time limit on Irish backstop

LONDON —Jan 21, 2019—The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 2 p.m. Poland’s foreign minister has suggested the Brexit impasse could be broken by setting a five-year time limit on an Irish border guarantee in the agreement. Jacek Czaputowicz said in comments published Monday that the solution would be less … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Poland suggests time limit on Irish backstop

LONDON | The Latest: Johnson urges May to use Brexit loss as leverage

LONDON—Jan 18, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to use her crushing parliamentary defeat as leverage to get a better Brexit deal from European Union leaders. Johnson said Friday that May would be able to persuade EU leaders to substantially … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Johnson urges May to use Brexit loss as leverage

LONDON | The Latest: French premier checks on Brexit readiness

LONDON— Jan 18, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s spokesman says the German leader has discussed Brexit by phone with British Prime Minister Theresa May but isn’t giving details. Spokesman Steffen Seibert said the two leaders spoke on Thursday. Officials stressed Friday there has been no change in Berlin’s … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: French premier checks on Brexit readiness

LONDON | The Latest: Labour leader calls May’s offer of talks a stunt

LONDON— Jan 17, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Britain’s main opposition leader says Prime Minister Theresa May’s offer of cross-party talks on a new Brexit deal is a “stunt” because she will not rule out leaving the European Union without an agreement. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is refusing to meet … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Labour leader calls May’s offer of talks a stunt

LONDON | The Latest: France launches plan for no-deal Brexit

LONDON—Jan 17, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10 a.m. France’s government is kicking off a 50 million-euro (about $57 million) plan to prepare for the increasingly likely possibility that Britain will leave the European Union on March 29 without a plan. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Thursday that the government will start … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: France launches plan for no-deal Brexit

LONDON | The Latest: French government holds special Brexit meeting

LONDON—Jan 17, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 8:10 a.m. France’s prime minister is a holding a special government meeting on how his country will cope with a possible “no-deal” Brexit. The French parliament adopted a law Wednesday allowing emergency measures after March 30 in the event Britain leaves without a deal. Such measures … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: French government holds special Brexit meeting