MPs vote by 309 to 298 against a motion that could have allowed Parliament to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Opposition MPs had sought the power to pass legislation later this month which could block the next prime minister from leaving the EU without a deal. The motion had been backed by opposition parties, plus several rebel Conservative MPs. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. LONDON — A bid to block Britain's next prime minister from forcing a no-deal Brexit has failed after the...Business Insider
The chance of the UK leaving the EU in a clean break, ditching Theresa May's EU-approved withdrawal treaty, has increased, according to a poll of economists conducted by Reuters.Breitbart
LONDON (AP) " British opposition lawmakers failed Wednesday in their latest attempt to ensure the U.K. can't leave the European Union without a divorce deal.The House of Commons voted 309-298 against setting aside a day later this month to try to pass legislation that would prevent a no-deal Brexit."This is a disappointing, narrow defeat. But this is just the start, not the end of our efforts to block 'no deal,'" said Labour Party Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer.The [The Palm Beach Post
Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he was not aiming to leave the European Union without a deal but it was only responsible to prepare for no-deal as he launched his bid to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister.U.S.
Britain's chancellor of the exchequer says a "clear majority" in parliament is against the idea of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal.CNBC
Pro-European Union lawmakers will seek next week to block a new prime minister from taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal and against the will of parliament by trying to cut off some of the government's funding.www.reuters.com
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU would be willing to renegotiate the Brexit divorce deal. Hunt, one of nearly a dozen Conservatives vying to succeed May after she resigned as party leader Friday, said he spoke [@rawstory