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Elizabeth Piper

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

19 Oct 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

16 Oct 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

15 Oct 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

Brexit talks stall before midweek EU summit

15 Oct 2018

By Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald and Elizabeth Piper

Britain sees Brexit progress, again calls on EU to 'meet us halfway'

10 Oct 2018

LONDON/BRUSSELS Brexit minister Dominic Raab voiced confidence on Tuesday that Britain and the European Union would make progress on their divorce at a summit next week, but again asked the bloc to meet London "halfway" on the most difficult areas.

End divisions or put Brexit at risk, Britain's May tells party

03 Oct 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to her Conservative Party on Wednesday to unite behind her plan to leave the European Union, warning critics their arguments could put Brexit in jeopardy. | Video

May ruft Partei zur Einigung auf - "Nerven behalten"

03 Oct 2018

Birmingham Nach harscher innerparteilicher Kritik an ihrem Brexit-Kurs hat die britische Premierministerin Theresa May ihre Pläne verteidigt und ihre Partei zur Einigkeit aufgerufen.

'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on Brexit

03 Oct 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson set out his stall to the Conservative Party faithful on Tuesday, stopping just short of an outright leadership bid to replace Prime Minister Theresa May but tearing into her Brexit blueprint.

'Don't bully us', Britain takes new combative tone to Brexit talks

03 Oct 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England Britain cannot be bullied, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, sharpening the government's criticism of the European Union for taunting Prime Minister Theresa May and souring difficult Brexit talks. | Video

Beyond the rhetoric, Britain and EU preparing to move on Brexit

02 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS/BIRMINGHAM, England "Unworkable", "unacceptable", "impasse" - the words used to describe Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union do little to temper concerns that the two are heading for a chaotic divorce.

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