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The British Parliament supports the bill, which further delays Brexit when Corbyn seeks a new plan in May

Brexit standstill: Will the US economy be affected? Bridgepark Advisors, Managing Partner Stefan Selig and Dow Jones Newswires, Editor-in-Chief Glenn Hall, discuss the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and President Trump's threat to close the southern border of the US. LONDON – The British Brexit drama went into extravaganza on Wednesday when Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought …

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Brexit: Members of Parliament delay the bill by one vote

MEPs voted by a majority vote to force the Prime Minister to call for an extension of the Brexit process to avoid a no-deal scenario. The bill submitted by Labor's Yvette Cooper was passed by the Commons in just one day. However, it must be approved by the Lords before it becomes law. It would still be up to the …

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Brexit: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn hold "constructive" talks

Conversations between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to break Brexit's impasse were called "constructive." The two leaders met on Wednesday afternoon and agreed on a "work program" to try to find a way to put MEPs to the vote. It is assumed that each party has appointed a negotiating team that will meet this evening before a full day of …

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Theresa May holds Brexit crisis talks with Jeremy Corbyn: live updates

A recent government minister resigned in protest at the Prime Minister's decision to hold talks with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. Nigel Adams, Wales Minister and deputy government whip, told Theresa May that she had decided to hold talks with the president The union leader was a "grave mistake." "Yesterday there was an opportunity in the Cabinet to step up," he …

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Brexit: Theresa May wants to ask EU for further extension

image copyright AFP / Getty Images Theresa May will ask the EU for an extension of the Brexit deadline to "break the logjam" in parliament. The PM says she wants to meet Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a plan for future relations with the EU. However, she insisted that her readmission agreement – which was rejected last week – …

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Brexit, what could happen next

As Parliament has not been willing to compromise, Brexit observers have spoken of the possibility of a quick parliamentary election. How this might turn out is anyone's guess that Brexit is breaking an unprecedented split between lawmakers and the public. J.P.. Malcolm Barr, Morgan Economist, noted that "probably not too much attention is being paid the next day to those …

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How did my MP vote on the Brexit vote?

MEPs voted on four different options for the next steps in the Brexit process. Options included a further referendum, the quest for a customs union, remaining in the single market and possibly the complete abrogation of Brexit if no deal could be agreed. None of the proposals received a majority in the second round of so-called "indicative votes" to test …

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Brexit votes: MEPs again fail to support proposals

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Caption When the voting results in the House of Commons were announced, MEPs once again failed to agree on proposals for the next steps in Brexit. The Commons voted on four applications for EU leave, including a customs union and a Norwegian-style agreement that would keep the UK in the single …

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