Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May made the announcement in her most significant speech yet on her government's objectives from its Brexit negotiations with the EU.
Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing she needs for her Brexit plan, but the vote left her politically weakened. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn faced a similar revolt in his own party during the negotiations.
British lawmakers rejected a proposal that would have given them the power to reject Theresa May's final Brexit deal. The prime minister dodged defeat by pledging to strengthen parliament's powers in other ways.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to hike spending on the National Health Service by €5 billion a year, funded in part by a "Brexit dividend." But as her political options narrow, many see May’s move as gesturing.
The UK opposition Labour Party has proposed an amendment to the government's Brexit legislation. It could mean a major shift towards a softer Brexit, though EU leaders are adamant there will be no cherry picking.
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