EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (left) and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Leaders across the European Union offered a united chorus of “No” on Wednesday to Britain's belated bid to negotiate changes to the Brexit divorce deal so that Prime Minister Theresa May can win the backing of her Parliament. Photo: AP

EU leaders refuse Brexit plan changes, hitting Theresa May’s hopes for a Parliament-friendly deal hard

  • May had hoped that she could persuade the European Union to agree to changes to the withdrawal agreement that the British parliament could agree on
  • Britain is scheduled to exit the EU in less than two months, and the risk of a ‘no-deal Brexit’ looks high
Topic |   Brexit

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EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (left) and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Leaders across the European Union offered a united chorus of “No” on Wednesday to Britain's belated bid to negotiate changes to the Brexit divorce deal so that Prime Minister Theresa May can win the backing of her Parliament. Photo: AP
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British Prime Minister Theresa May (front left) is seen during the vote on Brexit deal amendments at the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Jan. 29, 2019. Photo: Xinhua/UK Parliament/Mark Duffy

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces improbable Brexit rewrite

  • EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday the previously agreed divorce deal was ‘not open for renegotiation’
Topic |   Brexit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May (front left) is seen during the vote on Brexit deal amendments at the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Jan. 29, 2019. Photo: Xinhua/UK Parliament/Mark Duffy
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