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 …

If Brexit Deal Is Rejected, UK Would Enter Uncharted Territory: PM May

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday [Jan. 6] that Britain would be in uncharted territory if her Brexit deal is rejected by parliament later this month, despite little sign that she has won over skeptical lawmakers. Britain is due …

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 …

Brexit Countdown: UK-EU Divorce Talks Reach Stalemate

Britain said on Monday it could not agree a divorce deal with the European Union without a framework pact on future relations, throwing down the gauntlet to the bloc which also says it cannot move on talks until London does. …

UK’s Prime Minister Defends Decision to Reject EU ‘Passporting’ for Insurers, Banks

Prime Minister Theresa May defended her decision to rule out so-called “passporting” rights for banks after Brexit, saying Britain could not become a “rule taker” when it came to financial services. May said her vision for future ties to the …

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 …