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MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

LONDON – Theresa May ‘s Brexit deal with the European Union was rejected by MPs for a second time, with a massive House of Commons majority of 149 voting it down on Tuesday evening. This came after Attorney General Geoffrey Cox advised MPs that tweaks to the controversial backstop for […]
MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal
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Theresa May has 9 days to avoid an enormous defeat on her Brexit deal

Theresa May has nine days to avoid huge parliamentary defeat on her Brexit deal. Leaked legal advice on the Irish backstop is set to outrage pro-Brexit MPs ahead of the meaningful vote. The advice, which May has refused to publish in full, reportedly confirms that the UK could be stuck […]
Theresa May has 9 days to avoid an enormous defeat on her Brexit deal
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May faces another Brexit backlash after scrapping her time-limited backstop red line

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab admits there probably won’t be a time-limited Brexit backstop. Theresa May’s government originally told the EU it could not accept any backstop arrangement without a fixed end date. The backstop is the insurance policy for protecting the invisible Irish border. Pro-Brexit Conservatives have said they will […]
May faces another Brexit backlash after scrapping her time-limited backstop red line
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The biggest obstacles facing Theresa May’s Brexit plans

The UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will hold talks with EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Thursday. Both sides need to agree on the “backstop” for there to be any Brexit deal. The “backstop” is the fallback option for protecting the Irish border should the UK fail to come up […]
The biggest obstacles facing Theresa May’s Brexit plans