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Brexit crisis – Minister quits, piling pressure on May

LONDON (Reuters) – Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled calls for her to quit. So far May has resisted, vowing to press on despite opposition from lawmakers and other ministers to her bid…

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Rees-Mogg says PM May’s Brexit plan is worse than before

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks in the Parliament in London, Britain April 3, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) – Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as…

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In latest blow to May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach

LONDON (Reuters) – Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government’s approach after May’s latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired. Britain’s Conservative Party’s leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom is seen in a car outside Houses…

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Theresa May faces pressure after Andrea Leadsom resigns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAndrea Leadsom: “I couldn’t support the Brexit bill” Theresa May is continuing to face pressure from her own MPs to resign after one of her senior ministers quit the cabinet.The Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, stepped down on Wednesday night over the PM’s Brexit policy.Several cabinet…

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Theresa May makes last-ditch appeal to MPs as backlash against her grows

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Theresa May makes last-ditch appeal to MPs as backlash against her grows Dozens of conservative MPs say they will not back May’s ‘new Brexit deal.’ By Charlie Cooper 5/22/19, 6:35 PM CET Updated 5/22/19, 6:52 PM CET LONDON — Theresa May’s so-called new Brexit deal will…