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Brexit: Mayday in the House

Prime Minister Theresa May has made a last-ditch appeal to British lawmakers to approve an agreement she negotiated to leave the European Union when it is put to a final vote in Parliament later today.

Not to back the deal for Brexit would amount to a "catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy", Mrs May warned, deploying dramatic language rarely used by British leaders.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2019, with the headline 'Mayday in the House'. Print Edition | Subscribe