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What's the plan? Theresa May promises more talks, Corbyn cries foul
No one was seriously expecting a major about-face of any sort from Theresa May. Still, with ten weeks to go, what was billed as her "Plan B" speech after the rout of her Brexit divorce deal offered up very familiar talking points - no second referendum, a refusal to take no-deal off the table and a commitment to leave the Good Friday agreement on Northern Ireland untouched. Even if further cross-party talks really do deliver a Plan B, can lawmakers reach a deal?

British PM May refuses to rule out no-deal Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that she would try to break the deadlock over her Brexit deal by seeking further concessions from the European Union on a backup plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland.

Former Macron aide Benalla returns before Senate investigative committee
A former top security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron returns Monday before a Senate committee investigating how Alexandre Benalla continued to travel on French diplomatic passports after being fired.

PM Theresa May to present Brexit 'Plan B' to parliament
British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils her Brexit "Plan B" to parliament on Monday after MPs shredded her EU divorce deal, deepening the political gridlock 10 weeks from departure day.

Police make arrests after car bomb in Northern Ireland
Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they suspect Irish Republican Army dissidents were behind a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Derry/Londonderry. Four men have been arrested.

A look back at France's Yellow Vest protests as revolt enters 10th Saturday
Yellow Vest rallies are slated in several French cities on Saturday as the protests enter their 10th consecutive weekend. The latest chapter of the revolt comes despite a ‘national debate’ launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging the protesters’ anger.One prominent and provocative protester has promoted a march Saturday starting at the Invalides monument in Paris to honour hundreds injured since the movement began on November 17. Ten people have been killed in protest-related accidents.Five thousand police are being deployed in the French capital, notably around government buildings and the Champs Elysées, a flashpoint of protest violence over the course of the movement. This weekend’s protests are seen as a test for whether Macron’s bid for dialogue is diminishing the Yellow Vest movement’s momentum.

Yellow Vests defy Macron 'national debate' bid with 10th Saturday of protests
Around 84,000 "Yellow Vest" demonstrators marched all around France on Saturday, marking a 10th straight weekend of anti-government protests, defying attempts by President Emmanuel Macron to channel their anger into a series of town hall debates.

Former Macron aide Benalla placed under formal investigation over illegal diplomatic passport use
A former top security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron, who was at the heart of a scandal this summer, was placed under formal investigation Friday with the illegal use of diplomatic passports.

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