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UK opposition leader will back second Brexit vote if party wants it

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LIVERPOOL, England British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would back a second Brexit referendum if his Labour Party votes to pursue the move, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, whose plans for a divorce deal with the EU have hit an impasse.

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Labour wants election if PM May can't get backing for Brexit deal 11:11am BST

LIVERPOOL, England Britain's opposition Labour Party wants a national election if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot win the support of parliament for her Brexit deal, its business spokeswoman said on Sunday.

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Corbyn says prefers election to second Brexit referendum 11:10am BST

LIVERPOOL, England Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would prefer a national election to a second referendum on Brexit.

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Pro-Brexit movement splinters in fight against PM's EU divorce plan 10:50am BST

BIRMINGHAM, England The grassroots campaign to steer Britain into a more radical departure from the EU is at a crossroads: time is short, and the self-styled "People's Army" of activists that was a driving force in bringing about Brexit is splintering.

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UK standing firm on Brexit proposals, no election planned - Brexit minister Raab 10:45am BST

LONDON Britain is standing resolute on its proposals for a divorce deal with the European Union, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, ruling out an early election.

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UK opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards 10:24am BST

LONDON Britain's main opposition Labour Party would require large companies to reserve at least one third of the seats on their boards for workers, party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday.

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UK government on verge of collapse - opposition Labour deputy leader 10:16am BST

LIVERPOOL, England British Prime Minister Theresa May's government is on the verge of collapse and there could be another national election soon, the opposition Labour Party's deputy leader Tom Watson said on Sunday.

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May's team draw up contingency plans for November election 10:13am BST

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's aides have begun contingency planning for a snap election in November to save both Brexit and her job, the Sunday Times reported.

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May vows to hold nerve after Brexit talks hit impasse 10:13am BST

LONDON, England Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would not flinch in an impasse with the European Union about its departure from the bloc, as French and German ministers suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London.

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PM May, EU leaders need to look at room for movement on Brexit - UK lawmaker 10:13am BST

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals seem to have no life left in them and the government and European leaders need to look at what room for movement there is in negotiations, a senior pro-EU lawmaker from her Conservatives said on Sunday.