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Brexit Stalemate Deepens as U.K. Fails to Agree on a Way Forward

  • May must decide on Thursday whether to bring her deal back
  • Parliament rejects other options before more votes on Monday
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The U.K. parliament voted on a series of Brexit proposals and failed to back any of them. Emma Ross-Thomas reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Britain’s political standoff over Brexit escalated further, with even Theresa May’s announcement that she’ll quit as prime minister doing nothing to move closer to a resolution.

It leaves the country entering another critical 48 hours after Parliament signaled it’s more willing to back a softer departure from the European Union or even another referendum than the deal struck by May after two years of negotiations. But those options also don’t command majority support.