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Brexit deadlock as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set red lines – live

Labour leader says he won’t meet with prime minister until she takes no-deal Brexit off the table, after May narrowly win no-confidence vote in parliamentFull report: May survives vote but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock 6.10am GMT Good morning and welcome to the politics live blog as well follow the twists and turns of UK politics.Well, she may have survived the no-confidence vote yesterday, but Theresa May is by no means out of the woods. The PM has to present a new (“Plan B”) Brexit de...
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'Wrecker Corbyn': how Thursday's papers covered May's Brexit vote aftermath

The newspapers navigate the no-confidence motion, then the PM’s open door, then Jeremy Corbyn’s rejectionThe front pages all lead with Brexit news, and while all agree there is political chaos, they disagree about who is to blame: is it Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn or MPs in general?The Guardian says: “May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock”, adding that despite surviving as PM and “weathering a dramatic no-confidence vote”, May “was left scrambling to strike a Brexit compromise...
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Theresa May, Britain’s Lady of Perpetual Crisis

A day after a historic defeat in Parliament, Theresa May survived a second effort to oust her. “It feels like a parallel universe,” said a newscaster.
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Britain Races Toward a Cliff. Time to Slow Down.

If a deal is impossible, and no deal is unacceptable, what’s the solution?
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Theresa May calls for Brexit compromise

Theresa May has called on Britain's political parties to "put self-interest aside" and work together on a compromise Brexit deal, hours after her government survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday night.
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UK government survives confidence vote as May calls for Brexit compromise

Theresa May called on Britain's political parties to "put self-interest aside" and work together on a compromise Brexit deal, hours after her government survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday night.
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2 US Service Members, 2 US Civilians Killed In ISIS-Claimed Syria Explosion

BEIRUT (AP) — Two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the war-torn country. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the morning attack, which local groups said killed 16 people in the U.S.-patrolled town of Manbij. The claim calls into questi...
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60 percent of coffee varieties face 'extinction risk'

Three in five species of wild coffee are at risk of extinction as a deadly mix of climate change, disease and deforestation puts the future of the world's favourite beverage in jeopardy, new research warned Wednesday. Scientists at Britain's Kew Royal Botanic Gardens used the latest computer modelling techniques and on-the-ground research to predict how the 124 coffee varieties listed as endangered might fare as the planet continues to warm and ecosystems are decimated. Some 75 coffee species ...
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British PM May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on an opposition motion seeking to topple her government and trigger a general election. Now it’s back to Brexit, where May is caught between the rock of her ow...
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Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote After Brexit Deal Backfires

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has survived a no-confidence vote called after May’s Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning May can remain in office. Had the government lost, Britain would have faced an election within weeks while preparing to leave the European Union on March 29. Despite the reprieve, May faces a monumental struggle to find a way out of her cou...
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ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of the House of Commons is usually taken for granted, except for those rare moments when Britain is having a legislative meltdown and Parliament gets center stage. And for the Brexit crisis, you might say that the current speaker, John Bercow, is made to ORRR-DUHHH. As a rambunctious Parliament is […]
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Theresa May's government survives no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat -- live

Britain's government survived Wednesday's vote of no confidence. But Theresa May's Brexit plans are still a shambles. Get live updates here.
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Britain's Theresa May survives 'no-confidence' vote after large Brexit defeat

Theresa May comfortably won a 'no-confidence' vote in her government related to a Brexit deal. Everyone is watching what she does next.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Automakers Understandably Freaking Out Over ‘No Deal’ Brexit

With Britain’s parliament rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest Brexit deal, European automakers stand to face some strong headwinds in the near future. As of now, no clear path lies ahead. Many believe the European Union will continue playing hardball, punishing Britain for leaving. But, even if it doesn’t, loads of regulatory and trade issues must […] The post Automakers Understandably Freaking Out Over ‘No Deal’ Brexit appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Coffee and Provocation

Britain is Ass Deep in Fox From Wildlife Online: "The Mammal Society and the Animal and Plant Health Authority suggest that the stable (i.e. pre-cubbing) British fox population is around 430,000 animals, while a recent analysis from Brighton University suggests about 150,000 these live in towns and cities.... there are no data to suggest that the 2004 Hunting Act (which made it illegal to hunt foxes on horse-back with dogs) has had any significant impact on national fox numbers." This last ...
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Fashion Hates Brexit: 5 Slogan Tees To Show Your Solidarity

And so the Brexit saga continues.After Theresa May 's historic loss last night, in which her deal for leaving the EU was rejected in the House of Commons by 432 votes to 202, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a no-confidence motion in her government. Members of Parliament will be debating this topic today before yet another vote, leaving none of us – even the MPs – any the wiser about Britain's place in Europe. The British Fashion Council (BFC), meanwhile, has publicly called for a second refe...
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Markets expect Brexit to be delayed, Bank of England governor says

Rebound of pound after the vote shows investors believe process could be extendedInvestors expect a delay to Britain’s exit from the EU following the crushing defeat of the prime minister’s Brexit deal, the Bank of England governor has said.Mark Carney said the reaction of financial markets in the wake of the vote showed a degree of confidence that a no-deal Brexit was unlikely on 29 March. The pound bounced back against the dollar on Tuesday night amid optimism that article 50 would be prolonge...
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Douglas Bader became Britain's top flying ace in World War II despite losing his legs

Douglas Bader was beginning a promising career as a British fighter pilot when he lost both legs in a crash. But that didn't stop him -- he learned to use artificial legs and went on to become a top flying ace in World War II. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll review Bader's inspiring story and the personal philosophy underlay it. We'll also revisit the year 536 and puzzle over the fate of a suitcase. Show notes Please support us on Patreon!
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Carmaker JLR urges UK lawmakers to prevent a no-deal Brexit

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) urged lawmakers to rule out the possibility that the country leaves the European Union without a deal, to prevent companies from having to make costly contingency planning.
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Businesses cry out for Brexit clarity, warn of no-deal chaos

Business leaders in Britain and beyond warned on Wednesday of catastrophic job losses and chaos at ports if the country does not agree a European Union withdrawal, turning up the heat on politicians to deliver clarity.
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Brexit-voting town urges British MPs to grow up

In the Brexit-voting town of Redcar in northeastern England, residents voiced dismay at the political infighting that threatens to delay Britain's departure from the EU and called on politicians to "make this work for the country". "I think they're behaving like children," said one resident, Mark Blakey, a day after British MPs voted overwhelmingly against a Brexit deal agreed with Brussels in a humiliating blow for Prime Minister Theresa May. "There's a lot of political infighting, a lot of p...
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Brits in Spain see glimmer of hope in UK Brexit vote drubbing

Jávea (Spain) (AFP) - On the sun-drenched eastern coast of Spain where British pensioners and business-owners are uncertain for their futures as Brexit ticks closer, the crushing parliamentary defeat of Theresa May's EU divorce deal has sparked a glimmer of hope. "This might not happen," Lyle Starritt told AFP, the day after May suffered a historic drubbing in the House of Commons on Tuesday, when MPs rejected the deal she struck with the European Union. Britons interviewed by AFP, all of whom...
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British Kids From the 1960s Had Some Really Dark Predictions for the Future

Some of the most interesting predictions for the future don’t come from expert futurists or well-financed think tanks, they come from average kids. Today, we have video from the 1960s that features kids talking about their own vision for tomorrow. And it’s depressing as hell.Read more...
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Britain Needs a Miracle

After a historic Brexit vote, the country requires statesmanship. Too bad it has Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn.
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U.S. military says American troops killed in Syria blast claimed by IS

By BASSEM MROUE BEIRUT — The U.S. military says a number of service members were killed Wednesday in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria — the first instance of U.S. casualties since President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the country last month. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the rare morning attack in the U.S.-patrolled town of Manbij in northern Syria, saying one of its members carried out a suicide attack and detonated hi...
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Jeremy Corbyn Will Decide What Happens to Brexit (Whether He Wants to or Not)

Britain’s opposition leader has strained to keep his options open on E.U. withdrawal. But his party’s votes will be critical to the outcome, and time is running out.
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US Troops Killed In ISIS-Claimed Syria Suicide Attack

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says a number of service members were killed Wednesday in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria — the first instance of U.S. casualties since President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the country last month. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the rare morning attack in the U.S.-patrolled town of Manbij in northern Syria, saying one of its members carried out a suicide attack and detonated his vest fi...
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Kremlin: Allegations Of Trump Being A Russian Agent Are ‘Absurd’ And ‘Stupid’

MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian officials on Wednesday ridiculed allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump could have worked for Moscow’s interests, dismissing them as “absurd” and “stupid.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference that U.S. media reports claiming that Trump might have been a Russian agent reflect a dramatic plunge in standards of journalism. Trump said this week that he never worked for Russia and repeated his claim that the investigation into his ties to Mo...
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Theresa May’s Brexit Deal Was Crushed. What Happens Next?

Britain is now on a default track to leave the E.U. without a deal on March 29, unless an alternative plan wins the backing of parliament
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England, Wales set to ban ‘upskirting’ photos

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s House of Lords has cleared the way for enactment of a law that will make it illegal to take so-called “upskirting” photos. The Lords Tuesday made no changes to a voyeurism bill that would ban covertly photographing under people’s clothes. Gina Martin, 26, campaigned to ban upskirting after she chased down […]
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