Lawmakers in British have voted against a no-deal Brexit, amid fears it could lead to economic turmoil and stoke long-simmering tensions in Northern Ireland.
CNN reports that the result paves the way for a vote on Thursday on whether to delay the divorce process beyond the March 29 deadline.
Lawmakers backed an amended version of Prime Minister Theresa May's motion on Wednesday that "rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement.
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The House of Lords approved a bill that forces Prime Minister Theresa May to request another Brexit delay from the European Council.
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The longer it takes to find a compromise for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union. That's according to British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has so far..
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Pro-Brexit lawmakers in Britain’s upper house of parliament tried on Thursday to thwart an approval.
The approval is of a new law that would force Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a delay.
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The bill will force Prime Minister Theresa May to request an extension from the European Council if the U.K. can't come to an agreement by April 12.
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The House of Commons rejected four motions for leaving the EU, including a no-deal exit and a second Brexit referendum.
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After the vote, Brexit supporters swarmed outside the Houses of Parliament in London to express their dissatisfaction.
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The U.K. will now leave the EU on May 22 or April 12, depending on whether Parliament approves Prime Minister Theresa May's deal.
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A new report says more than three million EU citizens living in the U.K. could be stripped of their mobility, housing and social security rights.
Credit: Newsy Studio Duration: 01:15Published on March 27, 2019