Brexit

British Govt Appears to REJECT Petition for ‘No Deal’ Brexit

The British government has seemingly rejected an official petition for the United Kingdom to make a clean break from the European Union on World Trade Organization (WTO) terms — “No Deal” — despite Theresa May’s previous warning to the EU that she believes “No deal is better than a bad deal”.

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May: ‘Robust Discussions’ With EU Leaders in Brexit Negotiations

Speaking after a morning of apparently terse negotiations in Brussels over the future of May’s “worst deal in history” Brexit agreement, the British Prime Minister admitted she’d had “robust discussions” with EU president Jean-Claude Juncker and that “further discussions” were possible.

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Video: Tense Moment as May Confronts Juncker at Brexit Summit

Already one of the last to enter the summit room ahead of Friday’s session, May at one point made a beeline for Juncker and confronted him. Juncker got out of his chair to listen to her comments as May seemed rigid and angry in the tete-a-tete.

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May’s Humiliation Tour: EU Leaders Grant PM ‘Ten Minutes’ for Brexit Talks

Theresa May’s position in Europe does not appear to have been strengthened after she survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership by Tory MPs, with European Union leaders granting her just ten minutes of their time to discuss changes to the “worst deal in history” which she has negotiated with the bloc.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) greets British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Chancellery in Berlin, on December 11, 2018, prior bilateral talks. - Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a tour of European capitals on December 11, 2018 in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a …

Lawmakers Call on May to Step Down as She Flies to Europe for Brexit Talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May was engaged in a last-ditch attempt to save her besieged Brexit deal Tuesday, meeting with Dutch leader Mark Rutte and Germany’s Angela Merkel after controversially deferring Tuesday’s planned vote in the UK House of Commons to prevent a near-certain defeat.