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Back to the drawing board: British MPs sketch out Brexit future, to suggest possible alternatives to Theresa May's plan
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Back to the drawing board: British MPs sketch out Brexit future, to suggest possible alternatives to Theresa May's plan

Any votes would not be legally binding on the government and although May promised to engage constructively with the process, she has suggested she might ignore them

British lawmakers seize temporary control of parliamentary timetable in bid to break Brexit deadlock
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British lawmakers seize temporary control of parliamentary timetable in bid to break Brexit deadlock

British lawmakers seized a measure of control over the stalled Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May's floundering government on Monday, setting up a series of votes that could dramatically alter the course of the UK's departure from the European Union.

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history as first non-white leader of major opposition party in Canada Parliament
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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history as first non-white leader of major opposition party in Canada Parliament

Jagmeet Singh was elected in federal by-elections held on 25 February. Singh's first words as an elected lawmaker were about last week's terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand

As Brexit looms, Theresa May holds crisis talks with ministers to save deal after Parliament Speaker’s refusal to put plan to vote
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As Brexit looms, Theresa May holds crisis talks with ministers to save deal after Parliament Speaker’s refusal to put plan to vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May held crisis talks with her ministers after the speaker of parliament threatened to derail her EU withdrawal plan just 10 days before Brexit day

UK Speaker John Bercow rules out third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal as crisis deepens ahead of 29 March deadline
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UK Speaker John Bercow rules out third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal as crisis deepens ahead of 29 March deadline

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May's crisis over the Brexit in the UK Parliament has worsened as House of Commons Speaker John Bercow disallowed any attempt to hold a third vote on her withdrawal agreement with the EU which has already been voted down by MPs twice.

British Opposition indicates support for second Brexit referendum after EU agrees to postponing exit deadline beyond March
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British Opposition indicates support for second Brexit referendum after EU agrees to postponing exit deadline beyond March

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said it could support a second Brexit referendum as the European Union opened the door to postponing the country's exit from the bloc beyond the 29 March deadline.

Anger as Theresa May asks for more time to amend Brexit deal; British MPs call to delay move to avoid damaging
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Anger as Theresa May asks for more time to amend Brexit deal; British MPs call to delay move to avoid damaging "no deal" exit

British prime minister Theresa May on Sunday called for still more time to renegotiate her Brexit deal, and drew outrage by suggesting that the parliament may not be able to vote on the deal until just 17 days before Britain leaves the EU.

Pakistani diplomats asks PoK representatives to leave venue of London conference on Jammu and Kashmir dispute
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Pakistani diplomats asks PoK representatives to leave venue of London conference on Jammu and Kashmir dispute

Citing security risks, a Pakistani diplomat in London asked the representatives from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) to leave the venue of a conference on Kashmir which was being held in a Committee Room of House of Commons in London on Monday.

Pakistan holds anti-India conference in London; Pakistan Army cracks down on Kashmiris protesting in PoK
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Pakistan holds anti-India conference in London; Pakistan Army cracks down on Kashmiris protesting in PoK

Baba Jan, a leading political activist from Gilgit Baltistan, who has been languishing in prison for more than eight years due to trumped-up charges, has been denied adequate healthcare despite his deteriorating health.

UK Parliament rejects Brexit deal: Timeline of key events from 2013 when David Cameron vowed EU referendum as poll promise
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UK Parliament rejects Brexit deal: Timeline of key events from 2013 when David Cameron vowed EU referendum as poll promise

Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence on Wednesday as Jeremy Corbyn submitted the motion over the government's defeat in the Brexit vote.

Brexit falls through, Theresa May awaits no-confidence vote: Investors advised not to take directional views on sterling, gilts or UK stocks
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Brexit falls through, Theresa May awaits no-confidence vote: Investors advised not to take directional views on sterling, gilts or UK stocks

European Union leaders said they would step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit and business groups reacted with alarm after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday.

Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed by 230 votes in UK Parliament: What happens if PM loses no-confidence vote over EU divorce deal?
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Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed by 230 votes in UK Parliament: What happens if PM loses no-confidence vote over EU divorce deal?

Theresa May has warned that rejecting her deal opens up the possibility of Brexit being stopped, or that Britain leaves disruptively without a deal. She has promised to respond quickly to any defeat. So, what happens next if she loses?

Theresa May likely to resign as UK Parliament rejects Brexit: The rules for Wednesday's no-confidence vote
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Theresa May likely to resign as UK Parliament rejects Brexit: The rules for Wednesday's no-confidence vote

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has put forward a "no-confidence" motion in Prime Minister Theresa May's government, triggering a vote on its future that is scheduled for Wednesday

Theresa May urges UK MPs to give her Brexit deal a 'second look' ahead of crucial vote today
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Theresa May urges UK MPs to give her Brexit deal a 'second look' ahead of crucial vote today

May had promised assurances on the so-called Irish backstop arrangement when she postponed a vote on the agreement in December, facing certain defeat in the House of Commons.

Brexit vote in UK set for 15 January; Theresa May govt denies growing speculation of delay
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Brexit vote in UK set for 15 January; Theresa May govt denies growing speculation of delay

May postponed an initial vote in December in the face of opposition from all sides of the House of Commons, but has now set it for next Tuesday evening after 1900 GMT, following five days of debate which start on Wednesday.

Brexit: Opposition in British Parliament launch no-confidence vote against Theresa May over delay in voting on EU deal
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Brexit: Opposition in British Parliament launch no-confidence vote against Theresa May over delay in voting on EU deal

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a non-binding no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May after she told MPs they will only get a delayed vote on her Brexit deal in the new year.

Brexit: Indian-origin lawmaker under fire for suggesting Britain should use threat of food shortages against Ireland
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Brexit: Indian-origin lawmaker under fire for suggesting Britain should use threat of food shortages against Ireland

Priti Patel, one of the most vocal Conservative Party MPs opposed to May's deal, was reacting to a leaked UK government report indicating that there could be food shortages in Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

British Parliament amends Offensive Weapons Bill to ensure right of members of Sikh community to possess kirpans
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British Parliament amends Offensive Weapons Bill to ensure right of members of Sikh community to possess kirpans

Large kirpans, with blades over 50 centimetres, are used by the community during religious ceremonies in gurdwaras as well as for ceremonies involving the traditional Sikh Gatka martial art.

Theresa May confirms British Parliament to vote on Brexit deal on 11 December, gives herself two weeks to convince MPs
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Theresa May confirms British Parliament to vote on Brexit deal on 11 December, gives herself two weeks to convince MPs

Theresa May said the Brexit deal, endorsed by European Union leaders at a special Brexit summit on Sunday, but under attack by many MPs, was the right deal for Britain

Theresa May fights rebellion over Brexit deal after four ministers resign, vows to 'see this through'
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Theresa May fights rebellion over Brexit deal after four ministers resign, vows to 'see this through'

The Conservative leader said she believed with "every fibre of my being" in the Brexit course she had set, hours after facing a hostile parliament and seeing four ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, quit the government.