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LONDON | May delay: UK PM asks lawmakers for more time on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was urging restive lawmakers Tuesday to “hold their nerve” and give her more time to rework a divorce agreement with the European Union. With Brexit just 45 days away, May was due to update the House of Commons on the state of negotiations, a day earlier than … Continue reading LONDON | May delay: UK PM asks lawmakers for more time on Brexit

LONDON | UK’s May to tell lawmakers to hold their nerve before Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to urge lawmakers to “hold their nerve” as she struggles to finalize a divorce agreement with the European Union. May will update the House of Commons on Tuesday on the state of the negotiations, a day earlier than planned to give lawmakers more time to … Continue reading LONDON | UK’s May to tell lawmakers to hold their nerve before Brexit

LONDON | UK government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat

LONDON—Jan 16, 2019—British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by an historic margin. May is battling to save her job after staking her political reputation on a last-ditch effort to win support for the divorce agreement she negotiated with the European Union. Though defeat … Continue reading LONDON | UK government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat

LONDON | The Latest: UK Cabinet backs more ‘no-deal’ Brexit planning

LONDON  — The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The British government has decided to ramp up preparations for a “no-deal” Brexit, saying it must be ready for the possibility of that default option. Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay says that while the government remains committed to Prime Minister … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: UK Cabinet backs more ‘no-deal’ Brexit planning

LONDON | UK to ramp up ‘no-deal’ Brexit preparations amid impasse

LONDON — The British Cabinet was meeting Tuesday to discuss ramping up preparations for Britain‘s departure from the European Union without a deal, after Prime Minister Theresa May postponed Parliament’s vote on her divorce agreement until mid-January. The discussions are expected to center on how 2 billion pounds ($2.5 billion) in government funding to absorb … Continue reading LONDON | UK to ramp up ‘no-deal’ Brexit preparations amid impasse

SINGAPORE | World stocks mixed ahead of Brexit address; Fed in focus

SINGAPORE — World markets were mixed on Monday as British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to address the House of Commons over a messy exit deal. Most Asian indexes rose on hopes that the Federal Reserve would re-evaluate its hawkish stance at a meeting later this week, following signs of slower global growth. KEEPING SCORE: … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks mixed ahead of Brexit address; Fed in focus

BRUSSELS | May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball’s in UK’s court

BRUSSELS  — British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a rescue mission for her ailing Brexit deal Friday, after the European Union rebuffed her request to sweeten the divorce agreement so she can win over hostile lawmakers at home. EU leaders meeting in Brussels showed little appetite to resolve May’s Brexit impasse for her, saying the … Continue reading BRUSSELS | May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball’s in UK’s court

LONDON | The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on Brexit

LONDON — The latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:25 p.m. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to bring a clear plan for how the European Union should help her get the Brexit deal past her recalcitrant parliament. Juncker says that the British “still need to say what they … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on Brexit