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Brexit delayed? British PM May to request short extension

Brexit delayed? British PM May to request short extension

Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the United Kingdom's divorce from the European Union in turmoil.

Brexit chaos as speaker rules May must change her plan to get another vote

Brexit chaos as speaker rules May must change her plan to get another vote

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in fundamentally different form.

British lawmaker: Third vote on May's Brexit deal not a sure thing

British lawmaker: Third vote on May's Brexit deal not a sure thing

The British government may have given up on holding a third vote on the Brexit deal negotiated with the European Union in the parliament in coming weeks, according to one British lawmaker.

UK Conservative lawmaker Boles quits local party over Brexit

UK Conservative lawmaker Boles quits local party over Brexit

A senior lawmaker from Britain's governing Conservatives quit his local party on Saturday due to disagreements over Brexit, as the decision to leave the European Union ...

May's Brexit deal lives: Northern Irish kingmakers report 'good' talks with government

May's Brexit deal lives: Northern Irish kingmakers report 'good' talks with government

The Northern Irish party that props up Prime Minister Theresa May's government said it had good talks with British ministers on Friday to see what additional assurances would be needed for them to save her twice-defeated Brexit deal.

EU pros and cons of delaying Brexit beyond March 29

EU pros and cons of delaying Brexit beyond March 29

The European Union expects British Prime Minister Theresa May to request a Brexit delay beyond March 29 after the divided UK parliament voted down her divorce agreed with the bloc for the second time on Tuesday.

May going to Strasbourg to seek Brexit breakthrough: Irish FM

May going to Strasbourg to seek Brexit breakthrough: Irish FM

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel Monday to Strasbourg in a bid to ‘finalise’ her Brexit deal ahead of a crucial vote in the UK parliament, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said.

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

The European Union's chief negotiator on Monday shut down hopes of a Brexit compromise with Brussels, saying it was up to Britain's government and parliament to find a way forward with less than three weeks to go before the scheduled departure date.

EU, UK officials hold more Brexit talks

EU, UK officials hold more Brexit talks

British and EU officials were meeting Saturday to try again to break the deadlock over their divorce deal, less than three weeks before Brexit.

UK won't accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk - PM's party chairman

UK won't accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk - PM's party chairman

Britain cannot accept an EU proposal to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks because it would threaten the unity of the United Kingdom by treating Northern Ireland differently, the chairman of the ruling Conservative Party said.

"Just one more push" to get Brexit, Britain's May urges EU

"Just one more push" to get Brexit, Britain's May urges EU

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Friday to make "just one more push" to break the deadlock over Brexit by offering her changes to a deal to help persuade Britain's deeply divided parliament to approve it.

Chief of BA-owner IAG says lack of Brexit progress "shocking"

Chief of BA-owner IAG says lack of Brexit progress "shocking"

Brexit talks have made a "shocking" lack of progress which will hurt Britain's economy over the coming months, the chief executive of British Airways' owner, IAG, said in the company's annual report on Tuesday.