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Labour could be prepared to cancel Brexit

A member of Labour's negotiating team, shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey said if no-deal became an option Labour would consider "very, very strongly" voting to cancel Brexit. …

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May asks EU for Brexit extension until June 30

British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union to delay Britain’s departure from the bloc until June 30, now scheduled for April 12, and conceded that the country was preparing to take part in …

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Juncker: no more short Brexit delays

The European Union will not grant Britain another short delay to Brexit if UK lawmakers fail to ratify the stalled divorce agreement by April 12, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. “The …

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EU ready to discuss customs union with UK

The European Union is ready to "discuss" a customs union with the U.K. if MPs settle on it as a compromise option, the lead candidate in French President Emmanuel Macron's party list for the European election, Nathalie …

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EU may delay Brexit again

The European Union is ready to allow the United Kingdom to delay Brexit once again, pending the results of a second referendum. According to Brussels officials, the UK could be given some time to hold a general election or hold another …

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Merkel to discuss Brexit in Ireland

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Dublin on April 4 for talks with her Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar on Brexit, a German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said. Varadkar, …

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Johnson says May's Brexit deal is 'dead'

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s twice-defeated Brexit divorce deal is dead, former British foreign minister Boris Johnson, who led the campaign to leave the European Union, said. …

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Theresa May to resign before next phase of Brexit

Theresa May has promised Tory MPs she will step down as prime minister within the next few months in a bid to get Eurosceptics to back her Brexit deal, The Guardian reports. The prime minister indicated she would …

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 Merkel: Brexit extension possible if...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said EU leaders could consent to an extension of Brexit if the UK parliament votes next week for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement. "We can definitely …

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UK asks to delay Brexit until June 30

British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union to delay Brexit until June 30. "I am... writing to inform the European Council that the UK is seeking an extension to the Article 50 period... until 30 …

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British parliament votes to seek delay to Brexit

The UK parliament supported the government’s proposal to request Brussels to reschedule its official withdrawal from the European Union, due on March 29, to a later date. During the vote which took place in the House of Commons …

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Macron: Europe facing crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron, speaking about Brexit, said Europe now faces its worst crisis since the Second World War. "Never, since the World War II, has Europe been as essential. Yet never has Europe been in …

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Brexit could be delayed

Brexit could be delayed until 2021 under plans being explored by the EU’s most senior officials, the Guardian reported. A lengthy extension of the negotiating period is gaining traction as the EU’s default position should …

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