Theresa May confirms she will vote to block no-deal Brexit

Theresa May has confirmed that she will vote to block a no-deal Brexit, as she faced renewed pressure from Jeremy Corbyn to abandon her “dead” departure plan and instead embrace Labour's customs union alternative. On yet another fast-moving day, the ...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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