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May could win backing of Northern Irish kingmakers in third Brexit vote: report

Firstpost Saturday, 16 March 2019
By Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's hopes of getting a Brexit divorce deal through parliament were given a boost on Saturday after a report that the Northern Irish party propping up her government might move towards backing her deal. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which has 10 lawmakers in parliament, is close to changing its position for the first time after receiving a promise that the government would put into law a requirement that there be no divergence between Northern Ireland and Britain, the Spectator magazine said. A cabinet minister involved in the talks with the DUP told the Spectator the chances of the party backing the government's deal were around 60 percent
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LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s hopes of getting a Brexit divorce deal through parliament were given a boost on Saturday after a report that the Northern Irish party propping up her government might move toward backing her deal. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside...

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