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May to meet MPs behind Brexit compromise plan – spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during PMQ session in Parliament, in London, Britain, January 30, 2019. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet the group of MPs behind an alternative Brexit proposal later on Thursday, her spokesman said. In addition to May’s meeting with…

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UK set to cancel parliament’s planned February break as Brexit looms

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Conservative Party’s leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives in Downing Street in London, Britain January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament is likely to abandon plans for a 10-day break in February, House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom warned MPs on Thursday, as the country’s March…

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UKIP leader urges queen to suspend parliament over Brexit

UKIP leader Gerard Batten | Christopher Furlong/Getty Images UKIP leader urges queen to suspend parliament over Brexit Ratifying one of the EU’s founding treaties was ‘treasonous,’ Gerard Batten argues. By Emma Anderson 1/31/19, 7:27 PM CET Updated 1/31/19, 7:35 PM CET UKIP leader Gerard Batten petitioned Queen Elizabeth II to suspend the British parliament until…

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Flanders renews call for emergency EU funds in case of no-deal Brexit

Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois, right, at the regional parliament in Brussels | Hatim Kaghat/AFP via Getty Images Flanders renews call for emergency EU funds in case of no-deal Brexit Geert Bourgeois requests a ‘guarantee fund.’ By Lili Bayer 1/31/19, 1:20 PM CET Updated 1/31/19, 5:07 PM CET As the U.K. and EU remain far from…