Brexit Deal

    • Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit

      Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit

      British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources. The Telegraph said it was hoped the meeting between Johnson and Varadkar to take place before the G7 summit in France later in August.

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    • May to launch new Brexit accord push

      May to launch new Brexit accord push

      British PM Theresa May will make yet another attempt early next month to have her Brexit deal approved by parliament, news wires reported. She will try to get the deal approved before the summer break, setting a new deadline for her Brexit plan and a potential timetable for her own departure.

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    • Theresa May to set resignation date next week

      Theresa May to set resignation date next week

      British Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to set a date for her resignation next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group’s chairman said on Saturday. Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, which can make or break party leaders, told BBC Radio that May had been asked to give “clarity” at next Wednesday’s meeting after she failed to get her Brexit deal through parliament.

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    • British PM Theresa May vows to resign

      British PM Theresa May vows to resign

      British Prime Minister Theresa May played her last card on Wednesday, promising UK lawmakers that she will step down "earlier than intended" in case her divorce deal from the European Union is ratified. May's offer came as parliament tried - and ultimately failed - to find a consensus on any of eight alternative 'Plan Bs' to the Brexit withdrawal deal May has done with the European Union. The Commons is due to try again on Monday unless May can get her deal through parliament in the meantime.

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    • Million people attend Brexit protest

      Million people attend Brexit protest

      Hundreds of thousands are marching through central London calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. According to a statement made by the organisers of the "Put It To The People" campaign, more than a million people have joined the march before rallying in front of Parliament, putting the count on a par with the biggest march of the century, the Stop the War march in 2003.

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    • British PM in hectic search of a Brexit solution

      British PM in hectic search of a Brexit solution

      British PM Theresa May's Brexit plans were once again thrown in disarray on Tuesday after parliament's Speaker John Bercow denied putting her Brexit deal for a third vote after it was defeated twice by MPs. According to him, this could happen only after the PM changes her proposal substantially. Bercow said his ruling, based on a convention dating back to 1604, did not prevent the government reshaping its proposition, or securing a vote in parliament to override his ruling.

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    • May warns of long delay to Brexit unless her deal backed

      May warns of long delay to Brexit unless her deal backed

      British PM Theresa May’s warned lawmakers that unless they approved her Brexit divorce deal, Britain’s exit from the EU could face a long delay and could involve taking part in European parliament elections in late May, news wires reported. May urged Brexit supporters to ratify her deal before a European Council summit on 21 March or face a delay to Brexit way beyond June 30 that would even open up the possibility that the entire divorce could be ultimately shelved.

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    • Britain to seek divorce delay

      Britain to seek divorce delay

      British lawmakers expectedly voted overwhelmingly last Thursday evening to seek a delay in Britain’s exit from the EU, news wires reported. By 412 votes to 202 they approved a motion allowing PM Theresa May to ask the EU for a short delay if parliament can agree on a Brexit deal by 20 March, or a longer delay if no deal can be agreed in time.

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