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EU Unites to Avoid #Brexit Without Agreement: German Minister

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BRUSSELS – The latest decision by the European Union to grant Britain another Brexit extension shows that European leaders are able to find a common solution, said the German Minister of the Economy, Peter Altmaier on Friday, April 12, Euro Reporter said Monday. “In the end we got together until …

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Theresa May and EU Agree to Postpone Brexit Until 31 October

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LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May said the UK would continue to seek to leave the EU as soon as possible after its agreement with the EU on a “flexible extension” of the Brexit until 31 October, The Week reported Thursday. Speaking after more than five hours of talks …

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Eight Brexit Options on Table As MPs Cast Indicative Votes

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LONDON – British MPs will cast indicative Brexit votes for the second time on Monday in an attempt to find a way out of the European Union, CGTN reported Monday. The first round of votes indicated a preference for a softer exit than Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal, but none …

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UK Lawmakers Poised for Pivotal Vote on May’s Brexit Deal

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LONDON – British MPs are set for a momentous third vote Friday on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, which could end a months-long political crisis or risk Britain crashing out of the EU in two weeks, Digital Journal reported Friday. The House of Commons has twice rejected May’s withdrawal …

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UK Parliament Set to Vote on the Next Move for Brexit

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LONDON – British MPs are due to hold votes this Wednesday on various Brexit options, as Prime Minister Theresa May comes under pressure to announce a departure plan and garner support for her unpopular divorce deal from the European Union, Reuters reported Wednesday. Three years after a referendum in which …

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Brexit: We Need Extra Time, Not Just Indicative Votes

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LONDON – Today’s Cabinet will not see a coup against the British prime minister, as some papers had speculated over the weekend. That scheme failed when the plotters could not agree who should replace her. Instead, ministers will discuss two key issues: whether to try to get the government’s deal …

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Anti-Brexit Protesters Gather for London March

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LONDON – Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of a second Brexit referendum, Miami Herald reported Saturday. The march will conclude outside Parliament, where the fate of the Brexit plan hangs in the balance. Organizers are hoping to convince …

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UK Campaigners Believe in ‘People’s Vote’

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LONDON – There is a constitutional crisis in the U.K caused by the head of the Conservative government, according to a Labour MP who was formerly the foreign secretary, AA reported Thursday. Dame Margaret Beckett evaluated for Anadolu news agency the current situation in British politics and the Brexit impasse …

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Theresa May Officially Asks for the Brexit Delay

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LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May has written to the EU to formally request the postponement of Brexit, a ministerial source told the BBC, while Downing Street No. 10 said no decision had been made. Britain’s latest attempts to pull Britain out of the European Union have been handed …

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Trump Wades Back Into Brexit Fight, Says May ‘Didn’t Listen’ to His Advice

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WASHINGTON – As negotiations on Brexit continue in the United Kingdom, US President Donald Trump intervened during a meeting of the Oval Office with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Thursday, alleging that British Prime Minister Theresa May did not listened to his bargaining advice. “I can tell you that …

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