Supporters of second Brexit referendum rejoice over defeat of PM May's deal

Reuters London, England, UK Updated: Jan 16, 2019, 02:02 PM(IST)

Supporters of a second referendum cheered and celebrated outside UK parliament on Tuesday night, after lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May'sBrexit divorce deal by a crushing margin, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. After parliament voted 432-202 against May's deal, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promptly called a vote of no confidence in May's government, to be held on Wednesday.

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