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Brexit: Theresa May vows to fight on as opponents seek formal challenge

The EU is due to hold a summit to discuss the draft deal on November 25

Reuters  |  London 

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge. Since striking a deal with the EU on Tuesday, May has faced the most perilous crisis of her premiership with several cabinet ministers resigning, including her Brexit minister. May has pledged to fight on, warning that toppling her risks delaying Britain's exit from the EU, or leaving without a deal, a step that could thrust the world's fifth largest economy into the unknown. Even if she ...

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First Published: Mon, November 19 2018. 23:30 IST