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Former British PM Tony Blair calling to “rise up” and persuade Brexit voters to change their mind about leaving EU

EU May Break-Up ECB Head Mario Draghi Admits For First Time
Former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit' on Friday, calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to "rise up" and back a coordinated effort to temper the terms of, or even halt, Britain's EU exit. ______ In his first...

British MPs aprove a bill empowering PM Theresa May to start negotiations on leaving the EU

British MPs overwhelmingly backed a bill on Wednesday empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start negotiations on leaving the European Union, bringing Brexit a significant step closer. ______ Members of the House of Commons voted by 494 votes to 122 for a law enabling May to...

Brexit: UK MPs back a bill giving the PM power to start Brexit negotiations

Britain’s push to leave the European Union has cleared its first legislative hurdle. ______ UNITED KINGDOM - Members of the UK parliament have voted in favour of allowing the introduction of a bill that would let the government begin Brexit negotiations. MPs voted by 498 to 114...

BREXIT: UK Supreme Court says PM May must get parliament approval to trigger Brexit

Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled. ______ The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing - although this is expected to happen in time for...

BREXIT – UK, the first European Union member to leave the bloc — What we know

Britain is set to become the first European Union member to leave the bloc following a referendum last year in which a majority voted for Brexit. ______ Prime Minister Theresa May has said Britain would leave the EU's single market and seek a new customs deal...

BREXIT: Britain will leave the European Union’s single market, UK Prime Minister Theresa May

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will leave the European Union’s single market in order to restrict immigration in a clean break from the bloc, but the Parliament can vote on the final Brexit deal. ______ "Brexit must mean control of the number of people...

BREXIT: Theresa May to side with Eurosceptics in major Brexit speech

Theresa May will gamble this week by siding with Eurosceptics and signalling she is prepared to take Britain out of the single market and customs union. ______ In her most significant Brexit speech since taking office, the Prime Minister will defy critics by indicating she...

Russia influenced Brexit, suggests UK Labour MP

Russian hackers "probably" swayed the EU referendum vote in favour of Brexit, a former Labour minister has claimed in the Commons. ______ UNITED KINGDOM, Labour Party - Brexit -- Leading Remain campaigner Ben Bradshaw questioned the validity of the result in June, claiming people were underestimating...

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