MPs reject May's Brexit deal for second time

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British lawmakers tonight roundly rejected for a second time prime minister Theresa May's proposed deal for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March. Despite repeated warnings from May and her European counterparts that Brexit might never happen if this modified deal was rejected, MPs in the House of Commons voted by 391 to 242 against the revised agreement, a majority of 149. May's last-ditch attempt to win concessions from Brussels and secure her deal resulted in a dash to Strasbourg late last night for talks with EU president, Jean-Claude Juncker. But her deal's fate appeared sealed earl...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.