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Theresa May Announces ‘Collective' Decision on Brexit Deal With Her Cabinet

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After more than five hours of being locked away with her Cabinet, Prime Minister Theresa May emerged from her office and in less than five minutes announced she'd wrested their backing for her Brexit deal.
But there was no joy in her voice. Indeed her words, the tone of the delivery, only goes to show how hard-won a victory it was and she gave a sense that it came at some cost. More battles lie ahead: "The choice before us is clear: This deal," she said "or leave with no deal, or no Brexit at all."
"I know that there will be difficult days," she warned. "This is a decision that will come...
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Oil claws back after plunge, sterling rises on Brexit deal

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Oil prices bounced up on Wednesday, as hopes for output cuts fueled a partial rebound from the previous session's steep decline, and the euro and sterling gained as British Prime Minister Theresa May obtained her cabinet's backing for her Brexit deal.
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UK ministers back Theresa May on Brexit deal

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British PM wins support of her cabinet for the draft divorce deal with EU, but the parliament test lies ahead.
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After intense wrangling, U.K. backs a Brexit deal. Now what?

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LONDON - Like white smoke from the Vatican announcing a new pope, the signal from Britain's Cabinet table says: We have a decision.
After a year and a half of negotiating with the European Union - and fighting with itself - the U.K. government on Wednesday backed a deal to allow Britain's orderly exit from the bloc, and paint the outlines of future relations.
Prime Minister Theresa May's fractious Conservative government agreed on a deal that solves the key outstanding issue - how to ensure a frictionless border between the U.K.'s Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland after Brexit. The...
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Euro, pound rise as U.K. PM May gets backing on Brexit deal

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The euro and sterling gained on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May obtained backing from her cabinet on her Brexit deal, which she now has to convince parliament to approve.
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After intense wrangling, UK backs a Brexit deal. Now what?

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Like white smoke from the Vatican announcing a new pope, the signal from Britain's Cabinet table says: We have a decision. After a year and a half of negotiating with...
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Sterling pares losses after UK cabinet backs Brexit deal

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Sterling scaled back its losses against the euro and dollar on Wednesday after Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said her cabinet backed her Brexit deal.
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Theresa May's Cabinet have backed her Brexit deal amid reports of an imminent leadership challenge

Theresa May's Cabinet have backed her Brexit deal amid reports of an imminent leadership challenge

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Theresa May's Cabinet has backed her Brexit deal after ministers discussed it at length during a five-hour meeting.
The deal has caused outrage from pro-Brexit Conservative MPs who threatened to oust the prime minister if she pushed ahead with the deal.
The draft agreement, reached between EU and UK negotiators on Tuesday, will now pass to the EU council later in November where the EU's other 27 countries will be asked to approve it.
Once approved by the EU, the deal will return to the UK parliament in early December, where May will face a tough battle to win the approval of MPs.
However...
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Theresa May Just Cleared Her First U.K. Hurdle to Reaching a Brexit Deal

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Britain's exit from the European Union passed a crucial milestone on Wednesday evening, when after a marathon five-hour negotiation session Theresa May confirmed her cabinet had accepted the Brexit deal she has negotiated with the European Union.
The decision means U.K. parliament will now have to vote on the contents of the agreement, which still have not been made public.
There was no immediate confirmation of whether any cabinet ministers had resigned over the talks, which divided opinion between pro- and anti-E.U. lawmakers in May's top team.
“The collective decision of the cabinet was...
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U.K. Cabinet Backs Theresa May's Brexit Plan

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In a rare victory, the prime minister held her party in line. Now, she faces the much tougher task of getting the plan through Parliament.
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Theresa May says Britain's Cabinet has backed her draft Brexit plan

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Britain's Cabinet has backed Theresa May's EU withdrawal agreement, the prime minister has confirmed. She said that the best that could be negotiated and is in the interest of the country.
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