May pushes for Brexit deal with new timetable

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MediaNewsPoliticsArticle 50 petition… surges past 2.75 million signatures Joe Mellor

In an apparent reference to the Prime Minister's negotiating skills, he added: "At this hard time we need a Churchill, not a Chamberlain".

Leo Varadkar said there were now three realistic options after Thursday night's agreement to delay Brexit.

The risk of a damaging no-deal exit by the world's fifth-biggest economy from the European Union on March 29 has been averted by the reprieve granted to Prime Minister Theresa May by other EU leaders on Thursday.

On how to break the Brexit deadlock, the MP for West Bromwich will say: "Now, at the 11th hour and the 59th minute, parliament has now got to get this right for everyone".

European Parliament elections take place across the EU, with or without the UK.

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Adding, "the fate of Brexit is in the hands of our British friends".

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson will vote for Theresa May's Brexit deal if the prime minister agrees to a second referendum on Brexit, it has been reported.

The U.K. government now effectively has four choices, he said: "deal, no-deal, a long extension or revoking Article 50".

European Council President Donald Tusk said all Brexit options remained open- including "a deal, no deal, a long extension or revoking Article 50".

Diplomat Ann Amos says Britain's citizens feel their country has become a laughing stock on the global scene and that Britain's leaders still did not know what it will mean for Britain exiting the EU.

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Employers took some comfort from the postponement, even if it did little to settle the wide range of Brexit outcomes that has led to many of them putting their expansion plans on hold.

There is little evidence yet that lawmakers' opinion has shifted strongly in favor of May's deal.

"We need to open up this process because we have rejected her deal, we've rejected no-deal, the European Union has chose to give us a little more time and we've really got to get on with it", said Labour Party lawmaker Hilary Benn, who chairs the House of Commons Brexit committee. "The wrong Conservatives have the levers of power".

Once a petition receives 100,000 signatures, Parliament must consider the topic for formal debate. Even though May has ruled this out, it would be a prerequisite if the United Kingdom were to end up seeking a longer Brexit extension. European Union leaders are also fearful that the contagion of Brexit - its chaos, populism, political instability and uncertainty- could spread to their nations. Downing Street had been hopeful that if it got the DUP's 10 MPs on board, then a number of Eurosceptic Tory rebels would follow. Even in light of the recent extension, the threat of post-Brexit unrest the very day that this massive foreign detail is set to wrap up its operations fails to assuage many of those concerns.

With parliament deadlocked, the lack of certainty is encouraging some Britons to try to influence politicians. May has ruled that out, but could come to see it as her only option.

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Britain's economy lost momentum after the 2016 referendum decision to leave the EU. There's now no majority for that in Parliament, but the political calculus could change if the paralysis drags on.

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