Brexit referendum

President Donald Trump meets with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Shannon, Ireland. Trump is on his first visit to the country as president. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 05, 2019 - 9:34 pm
SHANNON, Ireland (AP) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation's rocky west coast. The Irish government countered with the grand staging of an ancient castle. In the end, neither side got what they wanted. The...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the Houses of Parliament, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 08, 2019 - 9:55 am
LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool's extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation from the European Union. Asked by opposition leader...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during a Formula One pre-season testing session at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, outside Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb.18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
February 18, 2019 - 1:28 pm
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Politics, not engines or aerodynamics, is what really worries Mercedes boss Toto Wolff as his team heads into the new Formula One season seeking a sixth consecutive title. It's the looming possibility of a chaotic rupture of the United Kingdom from the European Union that...
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Everton's Lucas Digne, left, jumps for the ball with Everton's Richarlison, second left, and Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 21, 2018 - 1:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Just like the politicians, English soccer is divided by Brexit. With four months until Britain withdraws from the European Union and no consensus over the terms of the split from the bloc, there is also uncertainty about the players Premier League clubs will be able to recruit. With...
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Europe team captain Thomas Bjorn speaks during the opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France from Sept. 28-30, 2018 at Le Golf National. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 27, 2018 - 1:31 pm
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Amid tensions caused by Britain's looming departure from the European Union, the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team said Thursday his players were an example of how the continent "stands as one." Thomas Bjorn, a Dane who lives in London, used his speech at...
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Fans watch European players during a practice round for the 2018 Ryder Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France from Sept. 28-30, 2018 at Le Golf National. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
September 27, 2018 - 9:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Eu-Rope! Eu-Rope! For one weekend every two years, many people in Britain become big fans of Europe — regardless of how they feel about the European Union. Their support doesn't have anything to do with politics or Brexit, however. It's just about golf and one of the biggest rivalries...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:35 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) John W. Mackey, Boston University (THE CONVERSATION) In 1988, one of Northern Ireland’s most divisive Protestant politicians rose to his feet and shouted at Pope John Paul II, who was...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 08, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LONDON (AP) — First Brexit, now Trump. Manchester United is counting the cost of the impact of political decisions again. Losses of $40 million reported by United on Thursday were blamed on U.S. President Donald Trump's overhaul of tax laws. The 20-time English champions last year attributed a near...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 25, 2018 - 9:40 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is trying to dispel the perception that he and British Prime Minister Theresa May don't get along. Trump says he and May have a "really great relationship,...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit. The European Commission says diplomats voted Thursday to relocate the Galileo Security Monitoring Center's backup site from Swanwick to Spain. In a...
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