UK prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, forged after two years of difficult negotiations with the EU, was defeated by 432 votes to 202 in the biggest parliamentary loss by a British government for more than 100 years. Photo: Bloomberg
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Brexit defeat for Theresa May should mark turning point in British crisis

  • Heavy defeat leaves prime minister’s plan for her country’s departure from the European Union in tatters, and another referendum may be the only way to settle the issue

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UK prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, forged after two years of difficult negotiations with the EU, was defeated by 432 votes to 202 in the biggest parliamentary loss by a British government for more than 100 years. Photo: Bloomberg
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