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The Labour leader confirmed he will put a new motion to parliament, leaving open the option of a second vote after meeting with Michel Barnier yesterday.Mr Corbyn travelled to Brussels yesterday alongside shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer to push his plan for a customs union.

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Labour leader Mr Corbyn was in Brussels to present his Brexit plans (Image: Getty Images)"Brexit is deconstruction, it is not construction.Government officials said they “agreed to focus on what we can do to conclude a successful deal as soon as possible”.

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But diplomats and officials were far from convinced that the proposal would provide a key to unlocking the deadlocked negotiations.”An EU diplomat described the response Mr Cox and Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay can expect as “two fingers up from Brussels”.

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THERESA May and Jean-Claude Juncker last night vowed to continue negotiating "in a positive spirit" to try to break the Brexit deadlock.In a significant advance, Mr Juncker agreed to explore "alternative arrangements" to solve the impasse over the backstop arrangements for the Irish border.

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Three Conservative MPs resigned from their party on Wednesday to join eight former Labour MPs who formed the Independent Group earlier this week.Mr Woolfe also compared the group to the “old group that came from Tony Blair”.

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THERESA May came under attack from an audience member on BBC Question Time last night, who urged the Government to “get on” with Brexit and said the UK needs to “stop being dictated to by the European Union”.Mrs May is negotiating with Brussels in the hope of amending her EU exit deal so it passes Parliament.

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THE European Union must "stop political posturing" and start negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal with the United Kingdom to protect business across the continent, British MEP Stuart Agnew said.Beyond the political posturing, we have a sizeable number of businessmen in Europe who depend upon access to the British market for their goods.

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International Trade Secretary Liam Fox confirmed the UK would not be able to roll over the European Union’s trade deal with Japan in time for the scheduled Brexit date of March.39 percent of UK trade, will not be transitioned on exit day.

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BRUSSELS is reportedly making preparations for Theresa May to renege on her pledge to deliver Brexit by March 29 as EU officials plan to push back Britain’s departure by three months.The EU would reportedly be open to the idea because it would be a “technical extension” to give Parliament time to pass necessary legislation rather than simply allowing more time for negotiations.

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Theresa May has two Brexit options remaining in negotiations with the European Union, a political commentator has claimed.Adriel Kasonta, a political consultant and analyst insisted that a Brexit no deal remains one option for Mrs May.

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BRUSSELS negotiator Michel Barnier has revealed he is “more worried than ever” that Britain will leave the EU without a Brexit deal.His shock admission came after talks with Britain’s new-look negotiation team of Attorney General Geoffrey Cox and Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay.

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“And the milestone and the signal to everyone that something has changed and the deal is now palatable will be Geoffrey Cox’s opinion.”Brexit news: BBC Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming made the revelation about Geoffrey Cox on BBC B (Image: GETTY)Geoffrey Cox is the UK’s chief legal advisor to the government and Crown.

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ANNA Soubry faced harsh criticism from an enraged Brexiteer who argued that the Tory rebel was ‘too scared’ of an election and was ‘two-faced’.“You stood on Cameron’s manifesto to hold a referendum and would support the result of that referendum.

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BUSINESSES are set to be cut out of tariff transactions if the event of a no deal Brexit after the UK said it was not ready to roll over the EU’s trade deal with Japan.In a statement the Department for International Trade (DIT) said: “We will not transition this agreement for exit day.

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During an interview with Polish news channel TVN24, Mr Tusk maintained that not everyone on the British side had been entirely “rational”.Brexiteers in Britain were infuriated by Mr Tusk's comments that only acted to further deteriorate relations with Brussels.

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HAMM TAX JOY Official figures revealed income from Self-Assessment and Capital Gains hit an all-time high in the month21st February 2019, 11:00 pmUpdated: 22nd February 2019, 12:09 amA RECORD tax haul from squeezed Brits put the Treasury £15billion into the black in January – it emerged.Official figures revealed income from Self-Assessment and Capital Gains hit an all-time high in the month.

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BREXIT saboteurs came under attack on Question Time last night, with EU exit supporter Ella Whelan questioning their commitment to democracy.Support for a second public vote was one of the reasons eleven MPs split from the Labour and Conservative Party’s this week.

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I have been commissioner first for the single market and then for competition.’“Certainly the intellectual and political forces that have driven most consistently in European policy-making, the motives of market, of competition, has been the UK.

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NICOLA Sturgeon insisted Britain "almost inevitably" will not leave the European Union on March 29 as she travelled to Paris to strengthen trade ties between Scotland and France.We don’t yet know whether, come the end of March, the UK will leave with a deal, leave without a deal or maybe not leave at all.

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Ian Wishart, Bloomberg’s European reporter, claimed there was “something in the air” as officials hammered out a Brexit agreement.It comes after the Prime Minister travelled to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday to try to break the deadlock.