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Theresa May calls for EU to renegotiate Brexit in search for a deal

May spoke to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker before she addressed Parliament

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the media outside 10 Downing Street after it was announced that the Conservative Party will hold a vote of no confidence in her leadership, in London | Photo: Reuters

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British Prime Minister Theresa May (pictured) called on Parliament to send a unified message to Brussels to rip open the Brexit agreement or watch chaos unfold as the UK splits away from the bloc without a deal.

She made a bold pitch to win votes from her own Conservative Party, by siding with a hardline plan to scrap the most contentious part of the divorce accord she spent 18 months negotiating: the backstop plan for the Irish border. She also went further in her efforts to secure the backing of Tories, partially endorsing a compromise proposal the warring factions of the

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First Published: Jan 30 2019 | 12:59 AM IST

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