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May working to secure Brexit assurances before vote – spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is working to achieve more assurances from the European Union on her Brexit deal before the end of a debate in parliament on it, her spokesman said on…


Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn demands election to ‘break deadlock’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn calls for a general election: “This political chaos cannot go on.” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has stepped up calls for a general election “at the earliest opportunity” to “break the deadlock” over Brexit.In a speech, he said a new government would have a fresh mandate…


Time for UK parliament to step up to preserve Britain’s reputation

“Debates in the U.K. parliament are monitored closely, and with mounting alarm, in boardrooms around the world,” the U.K.'s Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark warns | Oli Scarff/Getty Images Opinion Time for UK parliament to step up to preserve Britain’s reputation UK business secretary, writing from a trip to Berlin, says companies need a…