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Factbox – May’s Brexit ‘plan B’: What happens next in parliament?

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is aiming to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament, ahead of a vote on Prime Minister…

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May echoes Queen’s call for respectful debate – spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a session at the Parliament, in London, Britain, January 23, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May echoed a call made by Queen Elizabeth for respectful debate in Britain, May’s spokesman said on Friday…

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MP cancels Brexit public meeting over ‘far-right threat’

Image copyright Gus Campbell Photography/Labour Party Image caption Labour MP Cat Smith said she was “deeply disappointed” she needed to cancel the meeting An MP has cancelled a public meeting to discuss Brexit due to security concerns over “far-right extremists”.Cat Smith, Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, said she was “deeply disappointed” about having to…

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Queen calls on bickering Britons to ‘seek common ground’

Queen Elizabeth called on Britons to not lose sight of the “bigger picture” | Toby Melville/AFP via Getty Images Queen calls on bickering Britons to ‘seek common ground’ Britain’s monarch, traditionally silent on political issues, has urged mutual respect and compromise before. By Judith Mischke 1/25/19, 10:57 AM CET Updated 1/25/19, 11:09 AM CET Queen…