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May loses third Brexit vote by 58 votes

British MPs voted to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal for the third time on Friday. It was defeated by 344 votes to 286 - a majority of 58. That is the third time the bill has been defeated in the House of Commons. May called the implications of the vote "grave". The UK is now technically due to leave the EU on 12 April without a deal.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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