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UK parliament to vote on May's Brexit deal Feb 13

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 16, 2019.
Clodagh Kilcoyne | Reuters

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Conservative lawmakers on Monday that she plans to hold a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on Feb. 13, Sky News reported, citing sources.

May's deal was overwhelmingly rejected by parliament earlier this month. She has said she wants to secure concessions relating to the border with Northern Ireland in order to win the support of pro-Brexit lawmakers in her own party and the small Northern Irish party which props up her government.

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Queen sends Brexit message to UK politicians — end your bickering

Key Points
  • Queen Elizabeth II did not mention Brexit explicitly in her speech, but said every generation faced "fresh challenges and opportunities."
  • The comments were interpreted as a coded signal to Britain's political class.