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The odds of a second referendum on Brexit just rose sharply

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The odds of Britain holding a second referendum just went sharply up and are now a near coin-toss, according to HSBC.
But Prime Minister Theresa May probably does have the majority she needs to get her deal through parliament, economist Elizabeth Martins believes.
We looked at the wafer-thin numbers.
The odds of Britain holding a second referendum just went sharply up and are now above 40% - a near coin-toss - according to HSBC economist Elizabeth Martins.
Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the Brexit deal she has negotiated with the EU, and it was met with multiple resignations from her...
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UK leader fights back against critics, defends Brexit deal

UK leader fights back against critics, defends Brexit deal

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against critics of her Brexit deal, telling her Conservative opponents that their alternative plans for Britain's departure from the European Union wouldn't...
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How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

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LONDON - As the dust settles on the most chaotic week of British politics in recent memory, one question has become increasingly important. What happens if parliament votes down Theresa May's Brexit deal?
Early in December, the prime minister will put her deal to a "meaningful vote," in parliament. As things stand, it's looking increasingly likely that MPs will reject it.
All opposition parties have vowed to oppose the deal, with only a small handful of rebel Labour MPs set to support the government.
Meanwhile, the Democratic Unionist Party, which props up May's minority government, say...
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