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Brexit bedlam: May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern…

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MPs preparing bid to delay Brexit, ministers tell business leaders

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arrives in Downing Street after the result was announced on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh KilcoyneLONDON (Reuters) – Members of Parliament are preparing a motion to delay the Article 50 process of leaving the European Union, government ministers told business leaders, according…

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May should hold second Brexit referendum, Scotland’s Sturgeon says

FILE PHOTO: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon takes part in a press conference at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain November 27, 2018. Andy Buchanan/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May should suspend the Brexit process and hold another referendum, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday after May’s Brexit…

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Macron – Britain would be biggest loser in case of no-deal Brexit

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron looks on as he meets with disabled handball players during the inauguration of a new handball complex in Creteil, on the outskirts of Paris, France January 9, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday Britain would be the biggest loser if…

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British PM must seek fundamental changes to Brexit deal – DUP

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster attends “A Better Deal” event in London, Britain, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Eddie KeoghBELFAST (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May must seek fundamental changes to her rejected divorce deal with the European Union, the leader of the small Northern Irish party propping up her minority government said on Tuesday.…