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EU Parliament elections add to Brexit imbroglio

Britain could waste $176m electing MPs who will never take up seats if it leaves the bloc

Britain's political parties are gearing up for elections to the European Parliament next month, as prospects for the country's departure from the European Union recede.

But the political bickering in London continues unabated, with rumours that Prime Minister Theresa May could face another challenge to her leadership.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 19, 2019, with the headline 'EU Parliament elections add to Brexit imbroglio'. Print Edition | Subscribe