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BRITAIN: May Asks EU For Three Month Delay On Brexit

The Associated Press reports: Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The U.K. is currently due to leave the bloc in nine days, but Parliament has twice rejected May’s divorce deal with the EU. May told European Council President Donald Tusk in a letter seeking the extension …

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Junior To Britain: Europe’s Deep State Is Trying To Do To Brexit What Our Own Deep State Is Doing To Daddy

Donald Trump Jr. writes for Britain’s Telegraph: Next Friday, March 29, is supposed to be the British people’s Independence Day. But because the elites control London from Brussels, the will of the people is likely to be ignored. Nearly three years ago, the British people shocked the global power-brokers by voting to leave the European Union. Promises were made, elections …

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France’s EU Minister Names Her Cat “Brexit” Because After He Cries To Go Out, He Won’t Actually Leave

France’s The Local reports: Natalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs in Emmanuel Macron’s government wrote on her private Facebook page that she had named her pet Brexit, according to the Journal du Dimanche newspaper. According to the report in the JDD, Loiseau explained that she had named the animal Brexit because: “he wakes me up every morning meowing to death …

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BRITAIN: Commons Speaker Deals Brexit Blow To PM

The Guardian reports: The House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has said the government cannot bring the meaningful vote back to parliament again unless there has been substantial change to the Brexit deal. In a shock move likely to infuriate the prime minister, the Speaker said the House of Commons was “being repeatedly asked to pronounce” on the same question. …

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BRITAIN: Parliament Votes To Seek Delay In Brexit

Vox reports: The UK Parliament defeated a measure to hold a second referendum on Wednesday, turning down a chance to hold a people’s vote on the future of Brexit. MPs voted against it, 85 to 334 — a huge loss that wasn’t all that surprising because even some referendum advocates argued that Thursday wasn’t the time to take up the …

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BRITAIN: Parliament Narrowly Rejects No-Deal Brexit

The BBC reports: MPs have voted by 312 to 308 to reject leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. It is not a legally-binding decision – and it does not rule out the UK leaving the EU. But it means MPs could now get a vote on delaying Brexit. That vote would take place on Thursday, and if it is …

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BRITAIN: Parliament Smacks Down May’s Brexit Deal

The Guardian reports: Theresa May has suffered a second humiliating defeat on her Brexit deal, as MPs rejected the last-minute reassurances she won from the EU27 on Monday, and voted it down by a majority of 149. With just 17 days to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, MPs ignored the prime minister’s pleas to “get …

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BRITAIN: Brexit Talks Deadlocked Ahead Of Critical Vote

The Associated Press reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May refused to admit defeat for her European Union divorce deal Monday, despite deadlocked talks with the bloc a day before Parliament is scheduled to vote on the plan. The House of Commons is due to vote Tuesday on whether to approve a deal that it resoundingly rejected in January. There are …

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PM Theresa May: Brexit Might Never Happen [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Prime Minister Theresa May tried to pressure U.K. lawmakers Friday to support her Brexit deal, warning that Britain may never leave the European Union if they vote down the agreement next week. Battling to stave off a second defeat for the unpopular deal, May also implored the EU to help her make “one more push” to …

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Britain Stockpiles Staples In Fear Of Brexit Shortages

The Associated Press reports: U.K. officials and companies have been bracing for potential trade disruption by stockpiling everything from ice cream and chocolate cookies to medicines and body bags. But the government still warned this week that British people and businesses are unprepared for the shock of a “no-deal” exit. Supermarket chief executives have warned the government that Britain’s available …

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BRITAIN: May Offers MPs Chance To Delay Brexit

The BBC reports: Theresa May has told lawmakers in the British parliament that they will get a chance to delay Brexit if they reject her deal again next month. It’s a significant development that could see Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union pushed back past the March 29 deadline, and prevent a deeply uncertain scenario in which the U.K. would …

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Britain: Labour Reverses, Will Back Second Brexit Vote

The New York Times reports: Britain’s opposition Labour Party said on Monday that it was prepared to support a second referendum on withdrawal from the European Union, a shift that could have significant ramifications for the fate of Brexit and for the country’s future. After the resignations of nine Labour Party members last week, and amid the prospect of more, …

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BRITAIN: Seven MPs Resign From Labour, Claim Party Has Been “Hijacked By Machine Politics Of Hard Left”

The New York Times reports: Seven lawmakers from Britain’s opposition Labour Party resigned on Monday to protest their leader’s approach toward the country’s withdrawal from the European Union and his handling of accusations of anti-Semitism. The party, which is led by Jeremy Corbyn [photo], has been divided by growing tensions for months, with some centrist lawmakers struggling to reconcile their …

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Mueller Subpoenas Director For Cambridge Analytica

The Guardian reports: A director of the controversial data company Cambridge Analytica, who appeared with Arron Banks at the launch of the Leave.EU campaign, has been subpoenaed by the US investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. A spokesman for Brittany Kaiser, former business development director for Cambridge Analytica – which collapsed after the Observer …

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BRITAIN: Boris Johnson’s Sister Goes Topless On Sky News To “Get Noticed” As Being Against Brexit [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Rachel Johnson – the journalist, TV presenter and sister of Boris – went topless live on Sky News last night so that she could be heard on Brexit. Johnson – who, unlike her brother, campaigned for Remain – has taken a leaf out of the book of ‘The Naked Brexit Protestor’ Dr Victoria Bateman, who caused a …

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Pet Shop Boys Savage Trump And Brexit In Blistering New Single: “Let’s Give Stupidity A Chance” [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: British synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys have returned with a new song that makes fun of Michael Gove and Donald Trump. Entitled Give Stupidity a Chance, the upbeat track is deeply ironic, calling for a world devoted to self-centredness and unencumbered by political correctness. One lyric sung by Neil Tennant runs: “Intelligent people have had their say …

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UK Plans Evacuation Of Royals In Event Of Brexit Riots

Politico reports: If Britain crashes out of the EU, and things go bad in London, Queen Elizabeth II will be ready to make her own exit — to an undisclosed location. The U.K. government has repurposed Cold War emergency evacuation planning to prepare for the chance of violence and mayhem following a no-deal Brexit, and the need to protect the …

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BRITAIN: Brexit No-Deal Plan Reignites Gibraltar Battle

The Guardian reports: A straightforward change in EU law guaranteeing visa-free travel for Britons in Europe after Brexit has sparked a diplomatic row after Brussels described Gibraltar as “a colony of the British crown” in its no-deal legislation. The footnote containing the contentious description of the Rock was attached to the EU’s regulation on the insistence of Spain, with whom …

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Britain: Theresa May Survives Key Vote To Delay Brexit

The New York Times reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a critical vote in Parliament on Tuesday that could have delayed Brexit, undermining her strategy for leaving the European Union and undercutting the country’s constitutional protocol. Mrs. May’s latest political escape came when lawmakers failed, by a 321 to 298 vote, to approve an amendment giving Parliament the power …

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EU Spox: No-Deal Brexit Means “Hard” Ireland Border

The Guardian reports: The EU has injected further pressure into the Brexit talks by confirming it will enforce a hard border on the island of Ireland in the event of a no-deal outcome, despite the risk this would pose to peace. In comments that proved highly uncomfortable for Dublin, Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief spokesman told reporters in Brussels it was “pretty …

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