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The EU sends letter of reassurance to Theresa May in last ditch attempt to prevent Brexit deal defeat

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The EU has sent a letter to Theresa May ahead of the crunch Brexit deal vote in the UK parliament.
British MPs are set to vote overwhelmingly against the deal when it comes before the House of Commons on Tuesday.
May is under pressure to abandon her deal, as MPs from across the House pressure her to back a second referendum, call a general election, or delay Brexit.
The letter falls well short of the "legally binding reassurances" May had sought from the EU on the question of the Northern Irish backstop.
The EU has sent an attempted letter of reassurance to the prime minister Theresa May...
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No-confidence vote looms over May's cabinet as PM makes last-ditch Brexit appeal

No-confidence vote looms over May's cabinet as PM makes last-ditch Brexit appeal

7 monthes ago   |   By RT

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to appeal for the Brexit deal on Monday, arguing it is MPs' duty to split with the EU. Her cabinet is facing a no-confidence vote after an expected defeat of the deal on Tuesday.
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