United Kingdom government avoids Brexit defeat with promise to Tory rebels

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Theresa May met with rebel backbenchers moments before MPs voted on an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill which would have given them the power to tell her to go back and renegotiate the Brexit deal.

Justine Greening, a former education secretary, said she would back the rebel amendment, telling the Commons it was "sensible to have a structured process" to deal with the different scenarios that MPs could face.

She insisted: "We must think about the message Parliament will send to the European Union this week".

Justice minister Phillip Lee is the first minister to resign over the government's Brexit policy.

In a Facebook post, he said the Norway model would mean taking rules from Brussels without a role in making them, and would not help either set up a new customs union with the EU or avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland.

The E.U. (Withdrawal) Bill is the draft law that would set the legal framework for Brexit and Ms.

MPs will on Wednesday debate a series of other amendments to the bill, which if passed, would seek to force May to change course and negotiate to stay inside a customs union and the single market after Brexit. The Daily Express featured the British flag as its front page with the headline: "Ignore the will of the people at your peril".

The Sun had a frontpage of British icons including Stonehenge, a fish and chip shop, a London bus and a football, saying "Great Britain or Great Betrayal".

The government is sticking by its amendment - a commitment by ministers to make a statement within 28 days if MPs vote down the final deal.

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Ramos also downplayed the severity of Salah's injury, saying that he was once able to play through a similar problem. They will then play against hosts Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia on June 19 and June 25.

"This isn't about narrow party politics", she told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

But the latest manoeuvre by a minority government that has been forced to compromise with parliament anxious some lawmakers who feared it would hand the European Union an incentive to withhold any agreement on an exit deal to force a softer Brexit.

While the clip may breach parliamentary protocol, Bardell said she was willing to risk it for the sake of democracy.

The debates on Lords amendments to the Brexit Bill were hampered by the amount of time taken to vote, also cutting into the time for discussion of the power grab on Scotland's devolved powers.

"A vote between bad and worse is not a meaningful vote".

"The people want us to leave the EU".

Parliament will vote Tuesday on a key piece of legislation, the E.U. Withdrawal bill, that would transfer European Union laws now on British books into British law after Brexit.

Labour and Conservative MPs are bitterly split over Prime Minister Theresa May's desire to keep Britain in the European Economic Area.

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