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Brexit: What is Common Market 2.0?

Image copyright Getty Images A group of Labour and Conservative MPs is promoting what they call Common Market 2.0 as an alternative model for the UK’s future relationship with the EU after Brexit. You may have also heard it referred to as Norway Plus.The MPs promoting it say it would go back to the sort…

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Brexiteers mull gamble to remove Theresa May

LONDON — For the Brexiteers, it’s stick or twist time. With members of parliament poised to wrest control of Brexit from the government, senior Conservative Euroskeptics held talks with Theresa May Sunday in a last-ditch bid to resolve the crisis without a full-blown Tory civil war. After EU leaders last week imposed a new, hard deadline…

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‘Time’s up, Theresa’ Sun newspaper says of British PM May

EU supporters, calling on the government to give Britons a vote on the final Brexit deal, participate in the ‘People’s Vote’ march in central London, Britain March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun newspaper said in a front page editorial that Prime Minister Theresa May must on Monday announce she will…

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Brexit up in the air as May pushes divorce deal for third time

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May held crisis talks with senior colleagues and hardline Brexiteers on Sunday trying to breathe life into her twice-defeated European divorce deal after reports her cabinet was plotting to topple her. The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was already slipping from May’s weakened grasp as she…

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PM May to offer indicative votes on Brexit options – Telegraph reporter

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering offering lawmakers so called indicative votes to find a way to break the Brexit deadlock, The Daily Telegraph’s deputy political editor said. “Theresa May expected to unveil plans to hold indicative votes,”…

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Richard Branson calls for new Brexit vote

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Richard Branson says, despite a delay to Brexit, the UK is “dangerously close to full scale disaster”.He also criticised Prime Minister Theresa May for “no longer acting in the national interest” and putting party before country.In a blog post on the Virgin website, the businessman also claimed many who voted…