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British parliament votes for Brexit delay

An anti-Brexit protester wears an EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan MartinezLONDON (Reuters) – The British parliament voted on Thursday to seek a delay to Brexit. MPs approved by 412 to 202 a motion setting out the option to have a short delay by agreeing to a…

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A guide to tonight’s Brexit amendments

Image copyright European Photopress Agency MPs will vote later on whether or not the UK should seek permission from the EU to delay Brexit beyond 29 March.Backbench MPs and opposition parties put forward eleven amendments to show which direction they want the government to take on Brexit. Speaker John Bercow has selected four amendments to…

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Donald Tusk: Will urge EU27 to back ‘long extension’ for Brexit rethink

President of the European Council Donald Tusk | Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP via Getty Images Donald Tusk: Will urge EU27 to back ‘long extension’ for Brexit rethink European Council president raises prospect of new U.K. strategy. By Ian Geoghegan 3/14/19, 10:53 AM CET Updated 3/14/19, 11:22 AM CET European Council President Donald Tusk said he will back…

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Smugglers big winners from UK’s Ireland border plan

Ireland’s borderlands were once a smuggler’s paradise. If the U.K. leaves the EU in a no-deal Brexit, experts say, they likely will be again. The British government’s no-deal contingency plan released early Wednesday morning would create enticing opportunities for smugglers, by slapping steep tariffs on agricultural products like beef and cheddar cheese while not applying…