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Britain's lawmakers approve bill to sever EU ties

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 01:16

British lawmakers have voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to leaving the European Union. But, as Jacob Greaves reports, the legislation will now face scrutiny from parliament's largely pro-EU upper house, where May's party does not have a majority, which will intensify efforts to force a re-run of a 2016 referendum.

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British lawmakers have voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to leaving the European Union. But, as Jacob Greaves reports, the legislation will now face scrutiny from parliament's largely pro-EU upper house, where May's party does not have a majority, which will intensify efforts to force a re-run of a 2016 referendum.

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Britain's lawmakers approve bill to sever EU ties

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 01:16