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

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape its exit from the EU, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, hit the rocks 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…

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UK says second Brexit vote would take over a year to organise – source

An anti-Brexit protester walks outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh KilcoyneLONDON (Reuters) – A second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union would take more than a year to organise, according to official government guidance shown to lawmakers on Wednesday, a source in Prime Minister Theresa May’s office…

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EU open to more ambitious deal with Britain – Barnier

LISBON (Reuters) – The European Union is open to the possibility of a “more ambitious” Brexit deal than the one rejected by the British parliament, the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, said on Thursday. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier delivers a speech during a debate on BREXIT after the vote on british Prime…

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Distrust will weigh on efforts to cope with hard Brexit – EU’s Barnier

European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier delivers a speech during a debate on BREXIT after the vote on british Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent KesslerLISBON (Reuters) – The European Union and Britain can adopt contingency measures to help cope with a disorderly…

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Delay to Brexit is inevitable, former PM Blair says

Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair addresses the media at a news conference held by The People’s Vote in London, Britain, December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – A delay to Brexit is now inevitable, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Thursday, after lawmakers defeated Theresa May’s European Union withdrawal deal. “That’s inevitable, in…

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Conservative party chairman says UK cannot stay in EU customs union

Brandon Lewis arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) – Britain cannot stay in the current customs union with the European Union because striking international trade deals after Brexit is a priority, the chairman of Theresa May’s Conservative party said on Thursday. Brandon Lewis said meetings would be held on…

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Tell us what you want, German conservative Weber urges London

Christian Social Union (CSU) party top candidate for the European Parliament election Manfred Weber gives statement at the strategy meeting of Germany’s governing Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Potsdam, Germany, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN (Reuters) – Delaying a March 29 deadline for Britain’s planned exit from the European Union only makes sense if…