CLOSE Summary Size    

Tricklar Article Summary

Mrs May told Parliament she could not take a 'no-deal' Brexit off the table as there was no approved alternative yet, and that the EU would be unlikely to postpone Britains exit date — determined by the 'Article 50' withdrawal notice — without an exit plan.

 

Hardline supporters of Brexit in Mrs Mays Conservative party object above all to the fact that Britain cannot unilaterally end the backstop, which would keep it in a customs union with the EU until an alternative way of ensuring an open border is found.

 

Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour Party lawmaker who is chairman of parliaments Brexit committee, said: 'While her door may have been open, her mind has remained closed because she has rejected stopping us leaving the EU with no deal, even though she knows it would be disastrous.

 

' Jacob Rees-Mogg, chairman of the European Research Group of anti-EU lawmakers in Mrs Mays party, said Britain was most likely to leave without a deal.

 

Mrs May vowed to be 'more flexible' with MPs in trying to agree to changes to the Northern Irish backstop, an insurance policy to ensure there will be no return to border checks between the British province and Ireland. Mrs May told Parliament she could not take a 'no-deal' Brexit off the table as there was no approved alternative yet, and that the EU would be unlikely to postpone Britains exit date — determined by the 'Article 50' withdrawal notice — without an exit plan.

 

Hardline supporters of Brexit in Mrs Mays Conservative party object above all to the fact that Britain cannot unilaterally end the backstop, which would keep it in a customs union with the EU until an alternative way of ensuring an open border is found.

 

Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour Party lawmaker who is chairman of parliaments Brexit committee, said: 'While her door may have been open, her mind has remained closed because she has rejected stopping us leaving the EU with no deal, even though she knows it would be disastrous.

 

' Jacob Rees-Mogg, chairman of the European Research Group of anti-EU lawmakers in Mrs Mays party, said Britain was most likely to leave without a deal.

 

Mrs May vowed to be 'more flexible' with MPs in trying to agree to changes to the Northern Irish backstop, an insurance policy to ensure there will be no return to border checks between the British province and Ireland. Mrs May told Parliament she could not take a 'no-deal' Brexit off the table as there was no approved alternative yet, and that the EU would be unlikely to postpone Britains exit date — determined by the 'Article 50' withdrawal notice — without an exit plan.

 

Hardline supporters of Brexit in Mrs Mays Conservative party object above all to the fact that Britain cannot unilaterally end the backstop, which would keep it in a customs union with the EU until an alternative way of ensuring an open border is found.

 

Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour Party lawmaker who is chairman of parliaments Brexit committee, said: 'While her door may have been open, her mind has remained closed because she has rejected stopping us leaving the EU with no deal, even though she knows it would be disastrous.

 

' Jacob Rees-Mogg, chairman of the European Research Group of anti-EU lawmakers in Mrs Mays party, said Britain was most likely to leave without a deal.

 

Mrs May vowed to be 'more flexible' with MPs in trying to agree to changes to the Northern Irish backstop, an insurance policy to ensure there will be no return to border checks between the British province and Ireland.
Explore | Read Full Article | CLOSE
NY Times /
Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Dead in Helicopter Crash: Live Updates

The retired N.B.A. star, 41, and his daughter Gianna were among nine people in a helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, Calif.

CNN / READ
Kobe Bryant, fiery NBA superstar and future Hall of Famer, is dead at 41

It's hard to believe NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, whose prodigious talent and fiery, win-at-all-costs spirit made him one of the most famous and decorated athletes in history, is gone.

USA Today /
Traveling by helicopter was common for Kobe Bryant

During playing days with the Lakers, Kobe Bryant would travel by helicopter from his home in Orange County to LA to avoid traffic and to stay ...

USA Today /
College baseball coach John Altobelli among those killed in helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant

John Altobelli, the head baseball coach at Orange Coast College, was among those killed in the helicopter crash, assistant coach Ron La Ruffa ...

NY Times /
Ahead of Grammys, Kobe Bryant Is Mourned at Staples Center

News of the retired Lakers star’s death broke during the lead-up to the awards show being held at the team’s home arena.

USA Today /
What we know about crash that killed NBA, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant

Tragedy struck the sports world Sunday with news of Kobe Bryant's death. What we know about the California helicopter crash that killed nine ...

Top words for USA Sport
Create your own
Word Cloud
CBS /
Kobe Bryant death: Lakers legends Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reflect on Kobe's life

Bryant, 41, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Los Angeles

CBS /
Kobe Bryant death: Bill Russell, Barack Obama, and more from the sports world react to Lakers legend's passing

Bryant, 41, retired from basketball after the 2016 season, his 20th in the NBA -- all spent with the Lakers

USA Today / READ
NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies at 41 in a helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, one of NBA's greatest players, died Sunday in helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, according a person with knowledge of situation.      

USA Today /
Shaquille O'Neal reacts to Kobe Bryant's death: 'Sick right now'

Bryant and O'Neal spent eight seasons together with the Lakers, winning three NBA championships.       

USA Today /
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Career highlights of the Los Angeles Lakers legend

Kobe Bryant played 20 seasons in the NBA from 1995 through 2016 and leaves a legacy of ferocious competitiveness and prolific ...

CNN / READ
Nine people, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, killed in a helicopter crash in California

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, sources confirm to CNN.

USA Today / READ
Former President Barack Obama pays tribute to late 'legend' Kobe Bryant

After Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41, the former President Barack Obama posted a message in tribute to the "Black Mamba."       

CNN / READ
Kobe Bryant: Remembering the final game of 'The Black Mamba'

Gone but never forgotten. As tributes poured in remembering Kobe Bryant's remarkable basketball career following his death in a helicopter crash on Sunday in California, fans were left cherishing countless memories as they mourned the NBA great's ...

USA Today /
Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash: How ex-Los Angeles Laker reinvented himself after NBA

A helicopter crash in California Sunday killed Kobe Bryant, who reinvented himself as an investor and producer after his NBA ...

CBS /
Kobe Bryant, Lakers legend and NBA great, dies at 41 in helicopter crash

Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, also died in the crash that killed all nine aboard the aircraft

CBS /
Kobe Bryant death: Neymar pays tribute by flashing '24' with his fingers after scoring a goal for PSG

Kobe Bryant, who tragically died in a helicopter crash, was a huge fan of the Beautiful Game

USA Today /
Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna also died in helicopter crash that killed NBA legend

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash, which left all passengers dead, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.       

CBS /
2020 WWE Royal Rumble live stream, watch online, start time, card, matches, WWE Network

All the information you need to watch the WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view on Sunday night

USA Today /
Six Kobe Bryant quotes that define NBA legend's career

Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday at 41, was never one to hold back. These are six of his most memorable quotes that also defined his legendary ...

CBS /
Kobe Bryant tributes at Pro Bowl: Fans chant 'Kobe' during moment of silence, sack dance, TD celebration, more

Fans and players paid their respects to Bryant during Sunday's game

CBS /
Kobe Bryant death: Lakers fans start memorial outside of Staples Center to honor the late NBA legend

Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning

CBS /
2020 Super Bowl squares: Printable template for your 49ers vs. Chiefs Super Bowl party

Check this out if you're going to be playing Super Bowl squares on Sunday

CBS /
Kobe Bryant death: NBA may cancel games Sunday after Lakers legend's fatal helicopter crash, per reports

The league is weighing its options with regard to its remaining slate of Sunday's games

USA Today / READ
Hornets trading Kobe Bryant to Lakers changed the course of NBA history

Bryant, who spent his entire career with the Lakers, was actually drafted by the Hornets in 1996.      

CNN / READ
Bryant: There are women who could play in NBA 'right now'

Los Angeles Laker and NBA legend Kobe Bryant speaks about the MLS, Leo Messi and how there are women who could play in the NBA "right now".

See More