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    Theresa May Faces Questions in Parliament After Brexit Deal Voted Down (VIDEO)

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May is addressing MPs’ questions a day after the Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, with 391 lawmakers voting against and only 242 supporting the plan.

    After May's bill was turned down in the House of Commons on Tuesday, a vote on a no-deal scenario is slated to be held on Wednesday; if that one fails, the Parliament will take a vote on extending the Brexit deadline beyond 29 March.

    The withdrawal deal was also previously rejected by the parliament in January, mainly due to the lawmakers' concerns over the Irish border backstop.

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      He called on London to arrive at a decision.

      "Europe should continue moving forward. Citizens of other 27 EU member states have decided to stay in Europe and to move on. And we should not lose time, as the world does not wait for us," Macron added.

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