British House of Commons backs Boris Johnson Brexit bill

By Helene Fung A 358 to 234 vote in the House of Commons approved a revised EU divorce deal, which paves the way for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on his winning general election promise to “get Brexit done” by January 31. The Withdrawal Agreement Bill now goes on to further scrutiny in Parliament.…

British MPs reject May’s Brexit deal

By Helene Fung British MPs rejected a component of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the Withdrawal Agreement, for the third time, 286 to 344. Last week, to prevent Britain from crashing out, the EU granted an extension to May 22 if the divorce deal was approved by Friday — or to April 12…