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May’s Brexit deal loses by historic margin; no-confidence motion tabled

January 15, 2019 at 3:13 PM
The British Parliament on Tuesday overwhelming rejected a Brexit deal with the European Union forged by Prime Minister Theresa May, leading May to agree to debate a motion of no confidence in Parliament on Wednesday. May’s deal was voted down 432-202, the largest defeat for a government proposal since the 1920s, according to opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. The deal would have kept the United Kingdom in a customs union with the European Union until at least December 2020. If by...

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