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UK Brexit talks stagger on but parties remain far apart

AP  |  London 

talks between and the main opposition are resuming with little sign of progress, as the two parties remain far apart on terms of the UK's departure from the

Senior Conservative and Labour officials have been meeting for weeks in an attempt to find a compromise deal that can win majority support in Parliament.

Labour told Monday's Guardian newspaper his party would only support a deal if was put to a referendum vote. Starmer said that "a significant number" of Labour lawmakers "would not back a deal if it hasn't got a confirmatory vote."

has rejected a new referendum, saying voters made their decision in 2016 when they narrowly opted to leave the EU.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 14:56 IST