U.K.

Historic defeat

Print edition : February 15, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May making a statement in the House of Commons on January 15 directly after MPs resoundingly rejected her government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. Photo: MARK DUFFY/AFP/U.K. Parliament

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking in the House of Commons on January 16 after the vote on the no-confidence motion, which he had called for the previous day. Photo: AFP/Parliamentary Recording Unit

Pro-E.U. supporters celebrating outside the Houses of Parliament on January 15 after MPs voted against the government’s Brexit deal. Photo: Ben STANSALL/AFP

Pro-Brexit supporters demonstrating outside the Houses of Parliament on January 14. Photo: Adrian DENNIS/AFP

Well before Brexit day, March 29 at 11 p.m., the toll the issue is taking on the United Kingdom has been sharp, enduring and devastating.
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