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

Search results for: supreme penalty Add as filter

NY Times /
Reopened Legal Challenge to Census Citizenship Question Throws Case Into Chaos

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the question’s inclusion on the 2020 census this week. But recently discovered files have compelled lower courts to re-examine the case.

CNN / READ
Delta allows people to cancel Dominican Republic flights without penalty

Delta Air Lines is giving passengers to one of the Dominican Republic's airports the right to change or cancel tickets without the usual penalty.

Reuters /
Brazil Supreme Court justices delay decision on Lula appeal

Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who argued ...

Reuters /
Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals

The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory ...

USA Today /
Justice Department sues former Trump staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, seeks $50,000 penalty

Justice Department lawyers say ex-Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman failed to file a disclosure report after the White House fired ...

USA Today / READ
Federal appeals court orders more fact-finding on Trump administration's plan to add census citizenship question

The action by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit may not affect the Supreme Court, which is due to rule on the issue later this week.       

NY Times /
The Travel Ban Shows What Happens When the Supreme Court Trusts Trump

A cautionary tale for the census case before the Supreme Court.

The Guardian / READ
A soft penalty and questionable selection: the US got lucky against Spain | Hope Solo

Questions remain over the US defense and goalkeeping. When they face France in the quarter-final they may need to rely on their talented attackThe United States got lucky against Spain. They didn’t score from open play and their second penalty was very soft – if it was a penalty at all. I watched the replay in the broadcasting booth over and over ...

USA Today /
Opinion: Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris are role models on and off the soccer field

Four years after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger are first out couple to play on senior U.S. soccer ...

Reuters / READ
After long delay, U.S. Supreme Court may act on 'Dreamers' immigrants

The U.S. Supreme Court in the coming days will have a last chance before its three-month summer break to decide whether to take up President Donald Trump's long-stalled bid to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of ...

CBS /
Judge rules sufficient evidence to reopen 2020 census case

The Supreme Court is expected to make decision on whether or not the citizenship question can be included this week

CBS /
Iran's president says Trump's White House is "afflicted by mental retardation"

Iran is lashing out at the U.S. over new financial pressure, saying there will be no diplomatic end to the standoff. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called new U.S. sanctions “outrageous and idiotic” Tuesday morning. A spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry said the measures equal a “permanent closure” for diplomacy. After Iran shot down a U.S. ...

CBS /
6/25: CBSN AM

U.S. Sanctions target Iran's Supreme Leader; SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket

CBS /
Trump threatens "obliteration" if Iran attacks "anything American"

He made the threats a day after issuing new sanctions on Iran's supreme leader

UPI /
Ukranian tycoon Dmytro Firtash will be extradited to the U.S. for bribery charges

The Austrian Supreme Court will allow billionaire businessman Dmytro Firtash to be extradited to the United States, where he will face bribery ...

CBS /
Trump announces sanctions against Iran's supreme leader

President Trump has announced new sanctions on Iran targeting the country's supreme leader and his office. This comes as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are escalating after Iranian forces shot down a U.S. drone last week. Behnam Ben Taleblu, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and CBS News White House correspondent ...

The Guardian /
US briefing: Iran sanctions, Kushner's Middle East plan and wealth tax

Tuesday’s top story: White House orders fresh sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader. Plus, why Democrats owe it to voters to hold a climate crisis debateSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading...

CBC /
Christine Sinclair passed on crucial penalty kick in loss to Sweden and many are wondering why

When Janine Beckie and not Christine Sinclair walked to the penalty spot Monday in Canada's Women's World Cup loss to Sweden with a chance to tie the game at 1-1, many wondered why.

CBC /
Iran calls new U.S. sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic'

Iran has criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other ...

Reuters /
Jury recommends death penalty in sledgehammer killings of California family: media

A Southern California jury on Monday recommended the death penalty for a man convicted this month of the 2010 sledgehammer killings of a family of ...

CNN /
Jury recommends death penalty for man who killed McStay family

A jury recommended the death penalty for the man who killed a California family of four and buried them in the Mojave Desert nine years ago.

CBS /
Blackhawks get defensive help with Calvin de Haan trade, Hurricanes clear money for free agent splash

De Haan helps a Blackhawks team in desperate need of defense and penalty killing

CBS /
Trump says he'd fill Supreme Court vacancy before 2020 election

The president and the Senate majority leader have both contradicted their stances from the 2016 election

CNN / READ
Susan Collins had a very bad day today

Ever since Susan Collins cast the deciding vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last October, Democrats have pledged that they will beat the long-serving Maine Republican senator in 2020.

CBS /
Trump takes aim at Iran with new sanctions

President Trump announced Monday new sanctions on Iran, this time taking direct aim at Iran's supreme leader. The measures are in part a response to Iran's downing of a U.S. drone. Paula Reid reports.

See More