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Brexit: PM ‘working to get further EU assurances’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Theresa May has said she is working on getting further assurances from the European Union so she can win the Commons vote on her Brexit deal.The PM said that after delaying the vote last month, there was “some further movement from the EU” at December’s European Council.She said further measures would…

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Brexit: Margot James says Article 50 could be extended

Digital Minister Margot James said that Article 50 could be extended if MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal next deal.But she added it was not likely that Parliament would “stare down the barrel of that particular gun”.Speaking on BBC Politics Live, the Conservative MP said that if it proved “impossible” for MPs to “coalesce around…

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May still working on assurances from EU on Brexit deal – spokesman

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May appears on BBC TV’s The Andrew Marr Show in London, Britain, January 6, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is still working on obtaining assurances from the European Union which MPs have said they need before they could vote for her Brexit deal, her spokesman…

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No-deal Brexit truck ‘war game’ prompts scorn

MANSTON, England (Reuters) – Britain’s government sent a convoy of 87 trucks on a test-run from a little-used airport to the country’s main trading gateway to continental Europe on Monday — a rehearsal for the upheaval of a no-deal Brexit that was mocked as a clumsy waste of money. Lorries leave disused Manston Airport to…