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Meat and cod pie may suffer from a ‘hard Brexit’

International | British farmers could lose their valuable trade agreements with Europe
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/13/19, 03:55 pm

BRITAIN: Following Tuesday’s defeat in Parliament of Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to exit the European Union, on an unequivocal 391-242 vote, lawmakers voted Wednesday not to leave the EU without a formal agreement and will vote Thursday on whether to seek a delay, meaning a no-deal Brexit remains a distinct possibility.

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Parliament to vote on what to do with Brexit now

by Mickey McLean & Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/13/19, 10:43 am

UPDATE: British lawmakers will decide Wednesday whether to leave the European Union without an agreement after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan on Tuesday. Parliament is expected to vote against a “no-deal Brexit” and then ask the EU for an extension to the separation deadline, which is set for March 29. All 27 other EU members must agree to the delay. A spokesman for European Council President Donald Tusk said Britain must present “credible justification” for putting off its exit. U.K.

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May pushes back Brexit vote

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/25/19, 12:32 pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday postponed the parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal until March 12, days before her country’s scheduled exit from the European Union. May said her staff would continue negotiations with EU leaders after they returned from the EU-Arab League Summit in Egypt. She met on Monday at the summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. “It’s still within our grasp to leave the EU by the 29th of March, and that is what we are planning to do,” she said.

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