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The withdrawal deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU has been rejected three times by the British parliament.
Theresa May has been forced to turn to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after giving up on winning over eurosceptics in her Conservative Party.
Britain was set to leave the EU on March 29 but has been forced to delay its exit to June 30 amid political paralysis in Westminster over the terms of the divorce deal.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said she does not want Britain to take part in the elections.
Theresa May is constantly seeking delays to the Brexit deal in hopes to avoid any disorder once it departs from the European Union on April 12.
Britain was due to leave the EU on March 29 but departure has been delayed until at least April 12.
Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU was ready to upgrade a proposed blueprint for new EU-UK relations after Brexit, from the one already negotiated by May.
Theresa May is seeking to thrash out a Brexit compromise with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Theresa May says she will hold discussions with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to work out a plan that is agreeable to all.
Leo Varadker believes there is still time for UK Prime Minister Theresa May to come up with credible proposals for the European Council.
The lawmakers did not give a timetable for the legislation, but are due to take control of parliamentary time on Wednesday.
The third defeat of Theresa May's withdrawal agreement has left the weakest British leader in a generation facing a spiralling crisis.
If Theresa May does not get a vote for her withdrawal agreement, there are only two other options available – leaving with no deal or seeking an extension for Article 50.
Theresa May is expected to try one last time by bringing her Brexit deal back for a vote this week.
The meetings will consist of a political cabinet and a traditional cabinet meeting.
British lawmakers are due to vote on Monday on alternatives.
The vote illustrates the depth of the three-year Brexit crisis that has left the country uncertain how, when or even if it will ever leave the EU.
The former leader of the ruling Conservative Party said thus far Brexit negotiations have been handled as a 'damage limitation exercise'.
MPs were not originally due to sit on Friday but the government called an emergency session.
Democratic Unionist Party deputy Nigel Dodds has said his party will not be backing Theresa May's third attempt to pass her Brexit deal in parliament.
If Britain wants to hold another referendum or an election it would need to delay Brexit by at least several months.
The options being voted on included negotiating for closer economic ties with the EU after Brexit, among others.
The divorce from the European Union will have far-reaching effects on the British economy.
Norbert Roettgen welcomed the British parliament's decision to vote on a range of Brexit options.
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