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UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal for the third time

Lawmakers voted by 344 to 286 to reject the so-called Withdrawal Agreement


Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Reuters

Robert Hutton and Alex Morales | Bloomberg
Theresa May’s last-ditch effort to get her Brexit deal through Parliament failed, leaving the U.K. with the choice of crashing out of the European Union in two weeks or being trapped for many more months in the bloc it’s been trying to leave since 2016.

Parliament rejected her divorce deal by 344 votes to 286 on Friday, a third defeat for an agreement that the EU says is the only one on offer. May had offered to quit as prime minister in a bid to get the deal over the line, but even that was not enough to win over

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 8:23 PM IST

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