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Brexit Battle Lines Harden as May Stumbles in Search for a Deal

  • Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn locked in political stalemate
  • European Union countries expect delay to March 29 Brexit day
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On Thursday Corbyn set out three Brexit options and said Labour is open to a second referendum. Source: Bloomberg
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Theresa May’s bid to break Britain’s Brexit gridlock faltered Thursday after she refused to give up her red lines to reach a compromise with her political opponents.

Less than 24 hours after the prime minister started talks with senior politicians from six parties in Parliament, she was locked in a political stalemate with the leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn.