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Brexit: MPs table flurry of alternative proposals for Commons - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to the Commons voting to try to take control of the Brexit processMPs likely to back soft Brexit or second vote, says minister who quitRees-Mogg says it is ‘very, very difficult’ to see no deal happeningGovernment may ignore result of indicative votes process, says Hancock 9.33pm GMT Labour appears to be backing the Kyle-Wilson amendment tomorrow, which would mean support for a confirmatory second referen...
Tags: Politics, UK news, Theresa May, Conservatives, European Union, Europe, Matt Hancock, Oliver Letwin, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Andrea Leadsom, House of Commons, Democratic Unionist party (DUP


Article 13 will wreck the internet because Swedish MEPs accidentally pushed the wrong voting button

In the EU, if a Member of the Parliament presses the wrong button on a vote, they can have the record amended to show what their true intention was, but the vote is binding. Today, the European Parliament voted to pass the whole Copyright Directive without a debate on Articles 11 and 13 by a margin of five votes. But actually, a group of left-leaning Swedish MEPs have revealed that they pressed the wrong button, and have asked to have the record corrected. They have issued a statement sayi...
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British Conservative: U.K. Should Leave European Union Without A Brexit Deal

John Redwood, a conservative member of Parliament, thinks Britain should just leave the EU without a deal.


Parliament Will Take Its Time to Find a Plan B: Brexit Update

Brexit hardliner Jacob Rees-Mogg indicated he’s willing to back Theresa May’s deal, a move that could be a game-changer for the prime minister if others follow suit. It’s now a race between May, who is still fighting to get her deal through, and members of Parliament who have seized control of the agenda and could force the government to seek a softer divorce.


European Union: Impact Of UK's Temporary Tariff Regime On Life Sciences - Arnold & Porter

This is being published ahead of the vote in Parliament on no deal to ensure that the members of parliament are well informed.
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May Loses Control of Brexit Process as Parliament Takes Over

The U.K. Parliament seized control of the Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May and will now seek to decide how Britain exits the European Union. In a vote late Monday, the House of Commons split 329 to 302 to schedule votes on a series of alternative strategies, potentially including a second referendum, keeping the U.K. in the bloc’s customs union, leaving without a deal and even canceling Brexit altogether.
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Parliament votes to seize control of Brexit

British members of Parliament voted to seize control of the Parliamentary agenda from Prime Minister Theresa May. The Letwin amendment is designed to give lawmakers a chance to vote on alternatives to May's Withdrawal Agreement.
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MPs back indicative votes by majority of 27 to take control of Brexit process – live news

MPs vote by 329 to 302 for Letwin amendment, despite Theresa May saying government would not be bound by resultWhat are the amendments and how are MPs voting?Theresa May’s Brexit statement - Summary and analysis 10.29pm GMT Thirty Conservative MPs voted for the Letwin amendment.Here is the full list. 10.25pm GMT Here is Graeme Cowie, a Commons library clerk specialising in Brexit, on the Beckett amendment.Reminder of the Beckett amendment, which attracted much less attention than the Let...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Dominic Grieve, Article 50, Brexit, Oliver Letwin, Letwin, Beckett


UK Parliament faces choice on who controls business - Brexit minister

British lawmakers face the question of who controls business in parliament, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Monday, trying to persuade them to reject a bid by parliament to wrest control of Britain's departure from the European Union.
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Theresa May dealt Brexit blow as Parliament seizes control

UK Parliament has seized control of the Brexit process from the government. Follow the latest developments here.
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Defeat for May Hands Control of Brexit Process to Parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May lost control over the Brexit process after conceding she doesn’t have the votes to get her unpopular divorce agreement ratified in the U.K. Parliament. The House of Commons voted 329 to 302 late on Monday to strip power away from May over what happens next. The result paves the way for members of Parliament to demand she pursues radical Plan B options, potentially including a second referendum, keeping the U.K. in the European Union’s customs union, or even canceling...
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Theresa May: Not Enough Support For New Vote On My Brexit Deal

LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says she doesn’t have enough support to put her European Union divorce deal to a new vote in Parliament. May told Parliament Monday she regrets that Britain isn’t set to leave the EU on March 29 as originally planned. She says she is still trying to build support for her plan. Her withdrawal plan has already been defeated twice. The prime minister says she is skeptical that a series of “indicative votes” in Parliament will be able to set a clear pa...
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UK leader Theresa May says she does not have enough support to put EU divorce deal to new vote in Parliament

UK leader Theresa May says she does not have enough support to put EU divorce deal to new vote in Parliament.
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Egg Boy Scrambles To Explain: ‘Not Right Thing To Do’ But Raised Money, Attention

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian teen known around the world as “Egg Boy” conceded on Monday that egging a far-right senator was not the right thing to do, but said the gesture united a world reeling from a white supremacist’s alleged massacre of 50 Muslims in New Zealand. Will Connolly, 17, gave his first television interview since becoming an online hero among many for cracking an egg on Sen. Fraser Anning’s head as the maverick legislator spoke at a news conference after a gunman k...
Tags: News, Wales, Australia, Ten Network, Turkey, Canada, New Zealand, Parliament, Canberra, Christchurch, Egg, Australia AP, Connolly, Anning, Kate Riga, Sen Fraser Anning


Brexit: No 10 refuses to confirm next meaningful vote will take place this week - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about Brexit and MPs voting on whether parliament should take control of the processGovernment could ignore indicative Brexit votes, says Liam FoxToday’s amendments tabled so far 1.39pm GMT Here is some on what happened at cabinet this morning.From the Times’ Francis ElliottNEW: Cabinet war-gamed general election scenarios as per Steve Barclay yesterday. "It's not just scare-mongerin...
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May Faces Endgame as U.K. Leader Is Losing Control of Brexit

Theresa May will face up to her own desperately weak political position on Monday as members of Parliament move to take over Brexit policy and her own ministers plot to oust her. The U.K. prime minister is under pressure from colleagues inside her Cabinet to name a date when she will step down, with some arguing this would help her win support for her Brexit deal, people familiar with the matter said. May is hoping for one more chance to put the divorce agreement she’s negotiated with the Euro...
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Thousands of Brexit protesters flood the streets of London calling for new referendum

As the tire fire that is Theresa May's handling of Brexit continues to burn, a crowd pegged at around a million people flooded the streets of London on Saturday, protesting the disastrous policy and calling on a new referendum. SEE ALSO: John Oliver shares his thoughts on Brexit and we honestly don't know whether to laugh or cryWhile the option of a second referendum on Brexit was once seen as highly unlikely, there's now a semblance of hope for those backing the vote. Prime Minister...
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Weekly Roundup, Friday 22 March 2019

Bet you can’t name this distinctive capital city. See item, below. Good morning“I’m sorry, I’m having difficulty understanding that right now.  Please try again later.”That was the regular response, during the last nightmarish couple of weeks, to my regular morning request “Alexa, turn on David Bed Light”.  An intermittent problem with my new Netgear router often meant it had frozen overnight, so when it came time to turn on the light in the morning as part of a regular getting out of bed routin...
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E.U. Approves a Brexit Extension, but on New Terms

The short extension was conditioned on Parliament’s approving a withdrawal deal it has already rejected twice by decisive margins.
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'Cancel Brexit' petition passes 2m signatures on Parliament site

A call to revoke Article 50 generates the fastest ever rate of signatures on Parliament's website.
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European Union prepares to delay Brexit to May

Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the UK a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain's Parliament spurns... [Author: [email protected]]
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Sanders: ‘We Must Follow New Zealand’s Lead’ on Assault-Rifle Ban

Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Thursday praised New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern for immediately banning military-style semi-automatic weapons in response to the Christchurch mosque shootings, and suggested the executive action should serve as a blueprint for the U.S.> This is what real action to stop gun violence looks like. We must follow New Zealand's lead, take on the NRA and ban the sale and distribution of assault weapons in the United States. https://t.co/lSAisDG9Ur> > -...
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Politicians advised to take taxis home amid fears of Brexit violence

British Members of Parliament have been advised to take taxis home, over fears that they could be attacked by members of the public over the handling of Brexit.
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British politicians advised to take taxis home amid fears of Brexit violence

British Members of Parliament have been advised to take taxis home, over fears that they could be attacked by members of the public over the handling of Brexit.
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'Cancel Brexit' petition passes 1m signatures on Parliament site

A call to revoke Article 50 generates the fastest ever rate of signatures on Parliament's website.
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News analysis: Theresa May’s Message to Britain at a Perilous Moment: It’s Parliament’s Fault

In an address to the nation Wednesday night, the prime minister lashed out, blaming squabbling lawmakers for the Brexit paralysis. They did not react well.
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DUP 'won't be threatened' over deal

DUP MP Sammy Wilson believes the prime minister was trying to threaten Parliament into backing her deal.
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Brexit: Revoke Article 50 petition crashes Parliament website

More than 600,000 people sign a petition on the Parliament site calling for Brexit to be cancelled.
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Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed after the New Zealand mosque massacres

Facebook has said it deployed experimental audio tech to support its AI in detecting and blocking copies of the New Zealand mosque shootings video. In a blog published on Wednesday, the social media company admitted its use of AI for detecting harmful content was "not perfect." Facebook has faced widespread criticism for its handling of the footage, with New Zealand's prime minister calling for change. Facebook has said it used experimental audio technology to help catch copies of the New Zea...
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Brexit: May's appeal to nation backfires as MPs accuse her of stoking hate - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May at the Brussels summit where EU leaders will decide whether to delay Brexit by agreeing an article 50 extension 9.12am GMT Theresa May travels to Brussels today to formally request an extension to article 50, that would delay Brexit behind Friday next week, when the UK was supposed to leave the EU. British prime ministers have often had difficult encounters with their EU counterparts over the years, bu...
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