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 …

What’s Next for Brexit? Options Include Disorderly, Delayed or No Brexit

Britain’s parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union say they will not reopen. With just six weeks until the United Kingdom is due by law to …

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 Prime Minister’s Party Opposes Brexit Deal, as Uncertainty Hits Economy

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid to push her Brexit plans through parliament was dealt another blow on Friday when a survey showed most of her own party’s members oppose the agreement and would prefer to leave the EU without …

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, UK Agree Draft Text for Post-Brexit Ties Although Some Wrangles Remain

Britain and the European Union have agreed a draft text setting out a close post-Brexit relationship, though wrangling with Spain over control of Gibraltar must still be settled before EU leaders meet on Sunday in order to rubber-stamp the pact. …

Britain to Seek ‘Hard Brexit’: UK Prime Minister May

Britain will leave the EU’s single market when it exits the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, putting an end to speculation that London might try to seek a “soft Brexit.” In a long-awaited speech in which …