Petition to stop Brexit passes 3.4 million signatures

UK prime minister ready to quit to fully deliver Brexit

UK prime minister ready to quit to fully deliver Brexit

The newspaper cited 11 unidentified senior ministers and said they had agreed that the prime minister should stand down, warning that she has become a toxic and erratic figure whose judgment has "gone haywire".

Marchers set off in central London with banners proclaiming "the best deal is no Brexit" and "we demand a People's Vote" in what organisers said could be the biggest anti-Brexit protest yet.

Despite the pressure she is facing to step down, May has survived two no-confidence votes in Parliament, the most recent being this January.

She said another referendum, a new agreement, or not leaving the European Union were among the alternatives that had no majority.

If Parliament can agree on a plan next week, the United Kingdom will have until May 22 to leave the EU. At the moment it looks like the deal would be unlikely to be approved. More than 100 lawmakers have put their name to the amendment, put forward by Conservative former minister Oliver Letwin.

The rally has drawn cross-party political support with Labour deputy leader Tom Watson saying he backed a second vote as "the only way" to resolve the Brexit impasse.

"I will help you get it over the line to prevent a disastrous no deal exit". "Once we find that out there's a way forward in principle and then the next thing would be for the prime minister to take that forward and or the government to implement that". Bercow has said a third vote would violate parliamentary rules unless the plan is altered.

"The PM and a number of government ministers met today at Chequers for lengthy talks with senior colleagues about delivering Brexit", the spokesperson said, according to Reuters.

"The alternative is to pursue a different form of Brexit or a second referendum".

President Xi arrives in Paris for state visit
The deal's value is nearly double that touted by French President Emmanuel Macron in January 2018 during a trip to Beijing. This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text .

NO DEAL EXIT - APRIL 12 If parliament does not support May's deal next week, the European Union has agreed to delay Brexit until April 12 - the day on which Britain would have to give legal notice that it was taking part in European Union elections on May 23.

Her office released a statement afterward giving no hint about whether she had gained any new backing.

While she deflected the leadership challenge, her attempts to shore up support for her Brexit deal as she prepares to put it to a vote in the House of Commons for a third time, sources suggested she was unsuccessful after repeating "all the same lines" and failing to add anything new during the three-hour meeting.

A puppet head of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May spearing a representation of the British Economy is positioned on Whitehall outside Downing Street.

May has said she hopes to hold a vote on her deal this week, but hinted on Friday that she might not do so if there was not enough support for it to be passed.

The bottom line remained that if her deal and "no deal" were rejected, Britain would have to seek a longer delay to Brexit.

At one of the most important junctures for Britain since World War Two, politics was at fever pitch.

The petition's text reads: "The government repeatedly claims exiting the European Union is "the will of the people".

"I'm not sure that there's a majority in Parliament for a second referendum but it's a perfectly coherent proposition - many people will be strongly opposed to it, but it's a coherent proposition and it deserves to be considered along with the other proposals".

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