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EU Commission resists Theresa May's June 30 Brexit date, document shows

EU Commission resists Theresa May's June 30 Brexit date, document shows

In a note on the Brexit process, officials wrote that leaders meeting May at a summit on Thursday faced a "binary" choice.

  • by Jan Strupczewski

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May asks EU for Brexit delay as time and patience runs out
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May asks EU for Brexit delay as time and patience runs out

Just 10 days before the March 29 Brexit date, the British Prime Minister is writing to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for a delay.

  • by Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper
Brexit bombshell: May denied third last-gasp vote on EU divorce deal
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Brexit bombshell: May denied third last-gasp vote on EU divorce deal

A furious government minister has accused the Commons speaker of "breaking the constitution" with Brexit just 11 days away.

  • by Nick Miller
Even though it's 'rubbish', resistance to May's Brexit plan softens
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Even though it's 'rubbish', resistance to May's Brexit plan softens

Although there's a trickle of Tory Eurosceptics swinging behind Prime Minister Theresa May, overcoming the 149-vote defeat of last week is a massive task.

  • by David Hughes
Muppet! Traitor! Spineless! Insults fly as MPs kick the Brexit can. Again
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Muppet! Traitor! Spineless! Insults fly as MPs kick the Brexit can. Again

The week that was supposed to sort out Brexit ended up doing nothing of the sort. But at least Westminster's MPs knew who to blame: everyone else.

  • by Nick Miller
UK Parliament votes to ask EU to delay Brexit by months
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UK Parliament votes to ask EU to delay Brexit by months

UK Parliament votes to ask EU to delay Brexit but rejects new referendum; Britain's March 29 departure now unlikely.

  • by Nick Miller
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Brexit crunch week: here's what's happening and why
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Brexit crunch week: here's what's happening and why

A series of crucial votes in the UK Parliament is determining how Brexit plays out. Here's your guide on what, when and why.

  • by Nick Miller
The farce and the furious: how May's government shot itself in the foot
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The farce and the furious: how May's government shot itself in the foot

Was it a pig's ear, a dog's dinner or a cat's arse? Today was one of the May government's worst political screw-ups, and that's really saying something.

  • by Nick Miller
UK rejects no-deal Brexit, but with an unexpected twist
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UK rejects no-deal Brexit, but with an unexpected twist

MPs were in furious agreement all day that a no-deal Brexit would be a disaster. Somehow, the government ended up voting for it.

  • by Nick Miller
'The Bollocks Parliament': why Theresa May can't get a Brexit deal
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'The Bollocks Parliament': why Theresa May can't get a Brexit deal

'Bollocks', Theresa May's attorney-general tweeted, just before he chose honesty over politics and wrecked her Brexit plan with his legal advice.

  • by Nick Miller
May loses vital vote: MPs reject 'improved' Brexit divorce deal
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May loses vital vote: MPs reject 'improved' Brexit divorce deal

It was dubbed the most important democratic moment for the House of Commons in a generation. And it could mean the fall of the May government.

  • by Nick Miller