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    UK Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal to members of parliament what progress has been made so far in Brexit talks with top EU officials amid her failure to secure further concessions at a European Council summit in Brussels.

    The speech comes after Theresa May last week postponed an important parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal, admitting that the document had little chance of being adopted. Following the move, she instead headed to an EU summit to discuss the "clear concerns" of MPs about her deal's so-called backstop arrangement.

    The vote is now scheduled to take place "before January 21."

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      "A responsible prime minister would, for the good of this country, put this deal before the House this week, so we could move on from this government's disastrous negotiations," Corbyn said.

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      He also stressed that Theresa May failed to get any meaningful reassurances from the EU leaders and hasn't renegotiated "a single word" of the deal. 

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      UK PM May: "I Faithfully and Firmly Reflected Concerns of Parl't Over Irish Backstop to EU"

      UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that during discussions with the EU leaders she "faithfully and firmly reflected concerns of parliament over Irish backstop."

      She also noted that the backstop was not her solution and it "can't be in place indefinitely". 

      Commenting on her negotiations with top EU officials, she stated that some exchanges were "robust", however, she made "no apology for standing up for the UK's interests".

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      Corbyn to Call for No Confidence Vote if PM May Fails to Name Date for Parl't Vote on Brexit - Source

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