No-deal Brexit rejected in UK Parliament

In case you missed all the action, here’s our coverage of this evening’s vote, which saw British lawmakers decisively reject a no-deal Brexit, inflicting another heavy defeat on Prime Minister Theresa May.

In the meantime, you can also read Luke McGee’s analysis on why no one should be happy with the rejection of a no-deal Brexit.

After not one, but two failed attempts at getting parliament to agree upon her Brexit deal, Theresa May is pushing the prospect of a third vote on the deal within the next seven days.

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The UK needs a second Brexit referendum after no

As U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal continues to face a pummeling in Parliament, the only option is to return the matter to the British public for a second referendum, according to Drew Hendry, a U.K. member of parliament from Scotland.

Hendry on Wednesday joined the chorus of parliamentarians calling for more time before Britain’s looming departure from the European Union.

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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier addresses the media during a joint press conference with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech to a packed parliament Tuesday March 12, 2019. May keeps going, declining to resign, despite two successive parliamentary defeats of historic proportion and she is still pushing for her Brexit agreement, despite ample evidence that Parliament won’t support it. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP)

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