14:58 Friday, 29 March 2019
It means the Brexit deadline is now April 12th.
The Brexit withdrawal agreement has been defeated by 58 votes in the House of Commons.
It’s the third time British MPs have rejected the proposal.
It means the Brexit deadline date will now become April 12th – two weeks from today.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said there will be grave implications for not passing the vote.
“I fear we are reaching the limits of this process in this house” – PM says the government will continue to push for an “orderly Brexit”
— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 29, 2019
Meanwhile the European Commission has said a no deal Brexit is now a likely scenario.
An emergency EU Council meeting has been called for April 10th.