“It was the best of times — it was the worst of times.”
The English writer Charles Dickens immortal words perhaps given new meaning in the age of Brexit.
Prime Minister Theresa May put a stripped down version of her twice-defeated Brexit divorce agreement to a vote on Friday.
Ironically, she lost by 58 votes on the very day the U.K. was supposed to leave the European Union.
CGTN’s Jamie Owen reports London.
Following the June 2016 Brexit referendum, the U.K. government has experienced a number of ups-and-downs on their way to finalize a deal with the EU before the March 29, 2019 exit date.
“The implications of the House’s decision are grave.”
Theresa May says “it should be a matter of profound regret” that the Commons has rejected her withdrawal agreement. pic.twitter.com/jYQpV0BKpw
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