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Most of May’s Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal – survey

LONDON (Reuters) – A majority of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal with the European Union, according to a survey published on Friday. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a news conference following a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File PhotoWith…

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Second referendum would only divide UK further – Stephen Barclay

BERLIN (Reuters) – A second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union would only exacerbate divisions among the British people, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay told a German newspaper. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the EU Stephen Barclay leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File PhotoWork and Pensions…

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Brexit: Varadkar and Merkel discuss May’s Brexit deal in phonecall

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption’A problem created in the United Kingdom’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Brexit The Irish and German leaders have discussed how to help Theresa May get her Brexit deal through Parliament.Taoiseach (Irish PM) Leo Varadkar said he held a 40-minute phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

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MPs to discuss petition calling for mandatory TV election debates

Image caption TV history was made in 2010, but there were fewer at subsequent elections A petition calling for leaders’ TV debates to become a “regular fixture” during general elections is to be discussed in Parliament.MPs will debate the petition on Monday, after it secured the 100,000 signatures required for it to be considered.It calls…