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    The UK Parliament rejected on Tuesday the deal reached by London and Brussels on the UK withdrawal from the European Union.

    A total of 432 lawmakers voted against the deal, while only 202 members of the parliament supported it.

    In November, London and Brussels finally completed a draft agreement on Brexit after more than a year of negotiations. The deal, however, faced massive criticism in the United Kingdom.

    MORE: WATCH British MPs Hold Final Debate and Vote on Brexit Deal

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    • 20:33

      Tonight's Vote is 'the Greatest Defeat of the Govt Since 1920s' - Labour Leader Corbyn

      UK opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn introduced a motion on vote of no confidence in Theresa May's government following the vote on Brexit deal agreement in the UK parliament on Tuesday.

      "The results of tonight's vote is the greatest defeat of the government since the 1920s in this House ... The government has lost confidence of this House and this country. I therefore Mr. Speaker inform you I have now tabled a motion of no confidence and I am pleased this motion will be debated tomorrow so this House can give its verdict on the sheer incompetence of this government...," Corbyn said addressing the parliament.

    • 20:28

      UK PM's Spokesman Says Confidence Vote to Start on Wednesday, Govt Prepared to Test Ideas with Brussels

      UK Prime Minister's spokesman said that a confidence vote debate will start at 13:00 GMT on Wednesday, adding that Theresa May remains determined to take Britain out of the EU on 29 March.

    • 20:19

      UK PM Stresses Need to Test Parliament's Confidence in Govt as Brexit Deal Fails in Commons

      UK Prime Minister Theresa May said after her Brexit deal failed in parliament earlier on Tuesday that there was a need to confirm whether her government still enjoyed the confidence of the House of Commons, adding that such a motion may be debated on Wednesday if tabled.

      "First, we need to confirm whether this Government still enjoys the confidence of the House. I believe that it does, but given the scale and importance of tonight’s vote it is right that others have the chance to test that question if they wish to do so. I can therefore confirm that if the official opposition table a confidence motion this evening in the form required by the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, the Government will make time to debate that motion tomorrow", May said in Commons.

      She added that the government would "make a statement about the way forward and table an amendable motion by Monday."

    • 20:11

      UK Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Vote Down May's Brexit Deal

      Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves a cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.

      UK Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Vote Down May's Brexit Deal

      The British Parliament voted Tuesday to reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, negotiated between London and Brussels last autumn to set the terms of the country’s departure from the European Union, which is presently scheduled for March 29 of this year. The final vote was 202 for and 432 against.
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    • 20:09

      EU Commission President Juncker 'Takes Note' of Brexit Deal Rejection by UK Parliament

      "I take note with regret of the outcome of the vote in the House of Commons this evening. On the EU side, the process of ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement continues […] I urge the United Kingdom to clarify its intentions as soon as possible. Time is almost up", EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a statement on Tuesday following the UK parliament's rejection of a Brexit deal with the EU.

      "The risk of a disorderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom has increased with this evening's vote", Juncker said.

      "While we do not want this to happen, the European Commission will continue its contingency work to help ensure the EU is fully prepared," Juncker stressed.

    • 17:00

      Fate of UK Hinges on Tuesday Parliament Vote on Much Criticized Withdrawal Deal

      A demonstrator holds EU and Union flags during an anti-Brexit protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 17, 2018

      Fate of UK Hinges on Tuesday Parliament Vote on Much Criticized Withdrawal Deal

      BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom could wake up to a handful of scenarios tomorrow, including a potential call for a new general election if the withdrawal deal is defeated in the House of Commons on Tuesday, or the beginning of an orderly exit if it makes it through the parliament.
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    • 16:18

      Jean-Claude Juncker Cancels Foreign Trip Over Fear of Brexit Defeat

      EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has pulled out of an event in Strasbourg tomorrow over fears of a crushing Brexit defeat.

    • 15:26

      UK's Liberal Democrats to Support Possible No-Confidence Vote in May’s Government

      The UK Liberal Democrats will support a possible no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May's government if the motion is proposed by the opposition Labour Party, Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable said on Tuesday, the day the UK parliament is voting on the draft Brexit deal.

      "Mr. Corbyn is going to go for a no-confidence vote. We will support no-confidence. Maybe there will be a general election, probably not," Cable told the Sky News broadcaster.

      According to Cable, the motion is likely to be brought not on the day of the vote, but on Monday, when May is set to present alternative Brexit proposals in the event the existing deal fails to pass.

    • 13:37

      Britons See No-Deal Brexit as Most Likely Outcome If May’s Deal Fails in Commons - Poll

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      Britons See No-Deal Brexit as Most Likely Outcome If May’s Plan Rejected - Poll

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The UK public sees a no-deal Brexit as the most likely scenario if the withdrawal deal fails to pass through the parliament later on Tuesday, with the number of those believing in this outcome increasing to 35 percent compared to December, a YouGov poll showed.
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    • 12:17

      Mayors of London, Manchester, Liverpool Region Urge May to Take No-Deal Brexit Off Table as Possibly Disastrous for Cities, Surrounding Communities

      "For our great cities and their surrounding towns and communities, a no-deal Brexit would be an economic disaster. It would mean losing growth, losing jobs, and losing money. It is unacceptable to play poker like this with people's livelihoods and with their public services... We all have an urgent need to be more competitive and better prepared for trade post-Brexit. Government must provide a Brexit deal to enable those preparations," the joint letter said.

      The statement was signed by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, leader of Newcastle City Council Nick Forbes, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, and Mayor of the Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram.

    • 12:09

      Theresa May Reportedly Vows to Push on With Brexit Plan No Matter How Big Defeat in Tuesday's Vote

    • 11:24

      If Plan A on Brexit Fails What Next for Theresa May, for the Tories and for UK?

      A demonstrator holds a placard during an anti-Brexit protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 17, 2018

      If Plan A on Brexit Fails What Next for Theresa May, for the Tories and for UK?

      Theresa May's time as prime minister could be in measured in hours for she is almost certain to go if she cannot get her Brexit deal past Parliament. But what could happen between now and March 29?
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    • 11:11

      EU Ready for New Talks if Brexit Deal Rejected - German Foreign Minister

      Commenting on the upcoming vote, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas stated Tuesday:

      "If it goes wrong tonight, there could be further talks."

      A demonstrator holds a placard during an anti-Brexit protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 17, 2018

      Further Brexit Talks Possible If UK Commons Rejects Divorce Deal - Berlin

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has not ruled out that Brussels and London will resume Brexit talks if the withdrawal deal fails to pass through the UK House of Commons later on Tuesday.
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    • 10:59

      DUP Leader Reiterates Party's Intention to Vote Against Brexit Deal on Tuesday

      Banners are displayed during a protest by Anti-Brexit campaigners, Borders Against Brexit, against Britain's vote to leave the European Union, at the border town of Carrickcarnon in Ireland October 8, 2016.

      DUP Leader Reiterates Party's Intention to Vote Against Brexit Deal on Tuesday

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), linked to the ruling Conservative Party by a supply and confidence agreement, will vote against the withdrawal deal over its "toxic backstop" on Northern Ireland later on Tuesday, the party's leader Arlene Foster said.
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    • 10:58

      Theresa May Could Force 2nd Vote on Brexit Deal After Help from Merkel - Reports

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May wait for the beginning of the plenary session of the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.

      Theresa May Could Force 2nd Vote on Brexit Deal After Help from Merkel - Reports

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May will try to force Parliament to hold another vote on her Brexit deal despite facing defeat this Tuesday, local media said.
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