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Britain agrees Brexit divorce deal with EU, May's opponents vow to thwart it

5:44pm EST

LONDON Britain struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks, thrusting Prime Minister Theresa May into a perilous battle over Brexit that could shape her country's prosperity for generations to come. | Video

Brexit talks are nearing their endgame, May says

Nov 12 2018

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that there were still considerable unresolved issues with the European Union over Brexit as the two sides approached the "endgame" in negotiations for departure from the bloc.

Softly, softly for now, British PM May's enforcers gear up for big Brexit vote

Nov 11 2018

LONDON Less than five months before Britain leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May's parliamentary enforcers are on the prowl.

Change tack or face defeat, Brexit critics tell May

Nov 11 2018

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May was under growing pressure on Sunday to change her plan for Britain to leave the European Union to avoid defeat in a parliamentary vote.

PM May receives show of loyalty after talk of leadership challenge

Oct 24 2018

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May received a show of support from her Conservative Party on Wednesday at a meeting in parliament, shifting the focus away from talk of an imminent leadership challenge over her Brexit strategy.

Brexit-Verhandlungen hängen weiter an Irland-Frage fest

Oct 22 2018

London/Dublin Die künftige Grenze zwischen dem EU-Mitgliedsstaat Irland und der britischen Provinz Nordirland bleibt größter Streitpunkt der Brexit-Verhandlungen.

Despite 'big gaps', UK and EU talk up Brexit prospects

Oct 19 2018

BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt. | Video

Stand together, Britain's May calls for unity on Brexit

Oct 16 2018

LONDON/LUXEMBOURG British Prime Minister Theresa May told her ministers on Tuesday they would secure a Brexit deal if they stood together, calling for a show of unity to silence those pressing her to rethink her strategy for leaving the European Union.

May says Irish backstop can't derail deadlocked Brexit talks

Oct 15 2018

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU on Monday not to allow a stand-off over a 'backstop' for Ireland to derail Brexit talks, saying she believed a deal was still achievable as a top EU official said chances of a no-deal divorce had increased. | Video

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