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Germany’s Maas – We need to talk about whether to reopen Brexit accord

FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on during a ‘Global Ireland’ news conference in Dublin, Ireland January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File PhotoBERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said a discussion should be held on whether to re-open the draft deal for Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, but only if…

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Germany – We’ll do all we can to ensure Britain quits EU with a deal

FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on during a ‘Global Ireland’ news conference in Dublin, Ireland January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File PhotoBERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will do all it can in the coming days to ensure that a deal is in place for when Britain leaves the European Union, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas…

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Sturgeon will give clarity on Scottish independence push in coming weeks

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks to the media after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh KilcoyneEDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Thursday she expects to provide more clarity on the timing of a possible new Scottish independence referendum in the coming…

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Corbyn says any new Brexit referendum can’t be a re-run of 2016

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party gives a speech days after he called a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, in Hastings, Britain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsHASTINGS, England (Reuters) – Any new referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union cannot simply be a re-run of the 2016 vote,…

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Labour could back second Brexit referendum, Corbyn hints

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, listens during a confidence vote debate after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERSHASTINGS, England (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour party could back a second Brexit referendum if its…

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UK in deadlock over Brexit ‘Plan B’ as May and Corbyn tussle

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions. After May’s two-year attempt to forge an amicable divorce with an independent trade policy was…

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Britain should delay Brexit to hold citizen assemblies, Gordon Brown says

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Thursday the government should delay the formal process of leaving the European Union by a year to hold citizens’ assemblies to break the political impasse over Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Gordon Brown speaks during a news conference during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at…

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Factbox – May’s Brexit next steps: Nothing has changed, or new approach?

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed a collaborative approach to finding a new Brexit deal after the agreement she had negotiated was crushed by parliament on Tuesday in the biggest defeat for a British government in modern times. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after…

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EU open to more ambitious deal with Britain – Barnier

European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives to meet with Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa at Sao Bento palace in Lisbon, Portugal January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael MarchanteLISBON (Reuters) – The European Union is open to the possibility of an agreement with Britain that goes beyond free trade, EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on…

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Factbox – May’s Brexit ‘plan B’: What happens next in parliament?

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament is at an impasse after lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal earlier this week. Pro-Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh KilcoyneMay has said she would meet with senior parliamentarians from all parties to try and find a deal that…