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British lawmakers set to reject no-deal exit as Brexit unknown looms

Firstpost Wednesday, 13 March 2019 ()
By William James and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers were on Wednesday set to vote against the threat of a 'no-deal' exit from the European Union on March 29 after a second defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce treaty left Britain heading into the unknown. After two-and-a-half years of negotiations and two failed attempts to pass her deal, parliament is expected to reject a no-deal exit, which investors fear would spook financial markets, dislocate supply chains and damage the world's fifth largest economy
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According to Reuters, British lawmakers on Wednesday rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, paving the way for a vote to delay Brexit to seek a way out of Britain’s worst political crisis in generations. Lawmakers voted by 312 to 308 in favor of a cross-party motion that ruled out a...

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