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May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown
2:06am, 18th June, 2018

May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans face rejection by parliament's upper chamber on Monday, setting the stage for a high-stakes confrontation with rebel lawmakers later in the week which could rock her minority gove...
May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit
4:55am, 17th June, 2018

May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday it was important to ensure that parliament could not block Brexit, defending her approach to passing the legislation that will end Britain's membership of the European Union.
May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit
2:51am, 17th June, 2018

May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Sunday to increase funding for the National Health Service (NHS) by 20 billion pounds after Brexit, partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the Europ...
May 'disappointed' after colleague blocks 'upskirting' law
4:45pm, 15th June, 2018

May 'disappointed' after colleague blocks 'upskirting' law

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she was disappointed a lawmaker from her Conservative party had blocked a bill to make "upskirting" - surreptitiously taking photographs up women's skirts - a criminal offenc...
May's Brexit compromise hits snag, wrangling to continue
2:24pm, 14th June, 2018

May's Brexit compromise hits snag, wrangling to continue

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May failed on Thursday to win around pro-EU lawmakers in her party over parliament's role in the Brexit process, raising the risk of defeat in lower house votes next week.
Government has changed position on Brexit law compromise - MP
12:20pm, 14th June, 2018

Government has changed position on Brexit law compromise - MP

LONDON (Reuters) - Pro-EU MP Anna Soubry said on Thursday the government had changed its position after agreeing a compromise deal on handing parliament a "meaningful vote" on any Brexit deal, and that the new proposal had not been agreed b...
Weakened, May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament
3:09pm, 13th June, 2018

Weakened, May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May defeated the final challenges to her Brexit blueprint in parliament on Wednesday, leaving plans for Britain's departure from the European Union still largely on track but her authority weakened.