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    The British prime minister's Brexit plan has been agreed upon with the European Union but is facing opposition from UK politicians several days before the final vote, raising the risk of Britain rushing out of the bloc without a deal and experiencing economic troubles.

    On Wednesday, Theresa May addressed questions from parliamentarians in the House of Commons. The questions occur on the second of an expected five-day debate on the Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU, before the Commons vote on 11th of  December.


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      Commenting on the issue, May stated that the backstop was not attractive for the EU for a number of reasons.

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      UK Gov't Brexit Legal Advice Warns Country Could Become Subject to Protracted Talks

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      May Once More Refuses to Revoke Article 50

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      May's Deal Denies Scotland Rights and Opportunities Offered to Other Parts of UK - SNP MP

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      WATCH LIVE: PM May Questioned in Parliament Amid Brexit Deal Discussion


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