Articles by Elizabeth Piper, Kylie MacLellan and William James

UK Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Ask EU for Brexit Delay

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain’s exit from the European Union, setting the stage for Prime Minister Theresa May to renew efforts to get her divorce deal approved by parliament next week. Lawmakers approved …

UK Parliament Rejects No-Deal Brexit; Vote Planned to Delay EU Exit

British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, paving the way for a vote to delay Brexit to seek a way out of Britain’s worst political crisis in generations. Lawmakers voted by 312 to 308 …

Brexit Chaos Continues as Parliament Again Defeats PM May’s EU Divorce Deal

British lawmakers crushed Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union divorce deal on Tuesday, thrusting Britain deeper into crisis and forcing parliament to decide within days whether to back a no-deal Brexit or seek a last-minute delay. Lawmakers voted against May’s …

UK Parliament Asks Prime Minister to Reopen Brexit Divorce Negotiations

British lawmakers on Tuesday instructed Prime Minister Theresa May to reopen a Brexit treaty with the European Union to replace a controversial Irish border arrangement – and promptly received a flat rejection from Brussels. Two weeks after overwhelmingly rejecting May’s …

PM May Refuses to Rule Out No-Deal Brexit, but Seeks Further EU Concessions

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border. With little time left …

UK-EU Divorce in Disarray with Just 10 Weeks to Go Before Brexit Leave Date

Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray 10 weeks before it is …

UK Prime Minister Survives Confidence Vote but Party Is Bitterly Divided

Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote from her Conservative party on Wednesday, but more than a third of her lawmakers said she was no longer the right leader to implement Britain’s exit from the European Union. Britain’s March …

EU Leaders Approve Brexit Treaty, Which Faces Rejection in UK Parliament

European Union leaders finally sealed a Brexit deal on Sunday, saying the package agreed with Prime Minister Theresa May was the best Britain will get in a warning to the British parliament not to reject it. “Those who think that, …

UK, EU Agree on Draft Brexit Divorce Deal with More Hurdles to Come

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. While Brussels …

UK PM May’s Brexit Strategy Under Increasing Attack, as Political ‘Mess’ Grows

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy came under attack from all sides on Monday, increasing the risk that her plan for leaving the EU will be voted down by parliament and thrust the United Kingdom towards a potentially chaotic “no-deal” …