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Brexit deal is dead and Britain faces disarray

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Parliament in London, March 12, 2019.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered another stinging defeat after parliament in London overwhelmingly rejected a deal designed to allow for Britain’s orderly departure from the European Union.

With barely two weeks remaining before Brexit – as the process of Britain’s separation from the EU is popularly known – Mrs May’s appeal to have the EU arrangement ratified by parliament was voted down by a crushing majority of 149 in the 650-strong House of Commons.

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