British Prime Minister Theresa May (centre) leaves the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday evening, after MPs voted 391 to 242 vote against her amended Brexit deal. Photo: EPA

‘Total failure’: Brexit defeat leaves British PM Theresa May’s authority in tatters, as Eurosceptics and pro-EU forces unite in anger

  • Theresa May appears to have lost control of her party, as she decides to allow Conservative MPs to vote however they like on whether to leave EU with no deal
Topic |   Brexit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May (centre) leaves the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday evening, after MPs voted 391 to 242 vote against her amended Brexit deal. Photo: EPA
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Anti-Brexit supporters react after the Brexit voting outside the Parliament in London. Photo: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

British MPs overwhelmingly reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal for second time

  • House of Commons voted by 391 to 242 to reject the divorce deal, even after May secured further guarantees from Brussels over its most controversial elements
  • Result pitches Britain into the unknown just 17 days before it is expected to split from European Union
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Anti-Brexit supporters react after the Brexit voting outside the Parliament in London. Photo: Reuters/Dylan Martinez
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