Allied soldiers being taken prisoner by Japanese forces in Singapore. File photo: Wikipedia

‘The final torpedo’: jeers as UK MP compares Theresa May’s Brexit failure to Britain’s wartime loss of Singapore

  • Conservative politician Crispin Blunt is slammed for being ‘obsessed with the old empire’ after referring to ‘shameful surrender’ by British in 1942
  • One commentator said Brexit supporters ‘need to understand the age when a very British form of white supremacy ruled the waves ain’t coming back’
Topic |   Brexit

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Allied soldiers being taken prisoner by Japanese forces in Singapore. File photo: Wikipedia
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Britain’s PM Theresa May still has not secured the votes needed to get her own, twice-rejected Brexit deal through parliament. Photo: EOA

UK lawmakers seize control of Brexit process for a day in another defeat for Theresa May

  • Parliament votes to set Brexit agenda for a day on Wednesday
  • Aim is to see if majority exists for any alternative to Theresa May’s deal
Topic |   Brexit

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Britain’s PM Theresa May still has not secured the votes needed to get her own, twice-rejected Brexit deal through parliament. Photo: EOA
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