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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Agreeing a Brexit deal with the European Union may have been the easy part for Prime Minister Theresa May. Getting it through a divided parliament at home could be an altogether tougher battle. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a news conference after an extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise
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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, speaks at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will oppose the government’s Brexit deal in parliament, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday, describing the agreement approved in Brussels as
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders lavished their Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier with praise on Sunday for securing a divorce agreement with Britain, strengthening the Frenchman’s hand should he decide to run for the bloc’s top job next year. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends a news conference after the extraordinary EU leaders
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British Prime Minister Theresa May (R) and European Union Council President Donald Tusk during the extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has no plan to address a possible rejection of Sunday’s Brexit deal in
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, speaks during his meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran, Iran, November 19, 2018. Fars News website/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the arithmetic in parliament to approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was looking “challenging”, but rejecting the deal would
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French President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference after an extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw BRUSSELS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that if the British parliament rejects the Brexit deal, it will be for Britain
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a news conference after an extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May called on lawmakers on Sunday to back a deal to leave the European Union, saying it was not
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Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster speaks, at the DUP annual party conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – The leader of the small Northern Irish party propping up Prime Minister Theresa May’s British government said it will vote against her Brexit divorce deal unless the so-called Irish
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain’s draft deal to leave the European Union is the best available solution to safeguard the economy and start to reunite a divided country, Chancellor Philip Hammond said on Saturday. Prime Minister Theresa May
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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss draft agreements on Brexit, at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday the United Kingdom would “always stand by Gibraltar” after Spain got enough assurances over the
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Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks at the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual party conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne BELFAST (Reuters) – Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday called for the appointment of a government minister to take charge of preparations for a “no-deal” British exit from the European
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Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks at the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual party conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne BELFAST (Reuters) – Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday called for the appointment of a government minister to take charge of preparations for a “no-deal” British exit from the European
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The European Union flag flies alongside the Gibraltarian flag and Britain’s Union Jack at Grand Casemates in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, historically claimed by Spain, November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An 11th-hour deal on Saturday to answer Spanish demands for a big say on Gibraltar after Britain leaves the EU
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