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My deal delivers for every corner of the United Kingdom and I will work hard to strengthen the bonds that unite us as we look ahead to our future outside of the EU. She could face a leadership challenge or new elections.

The DUP threaten to withdraw their support from May's government if the deal is passsed by United Kingdom parliament.

But with just two weeks to go before Parliament delivers its crucial verdict that could make or break the deal, May's strategy appears to have mostly failed.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at a news conference after an extraordinary European Union leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018. "That would be a very big negative for the deal".

Now that the European Union has approved it, May must sell the deal to British parliamentarians - a huge task considering the intense opposition from pro-Brexit and pro-EU lawmakers alike.

Prime Minister, speaking in Brussels, Belgium, after the decision, urged Leave and Remain backers to support the agreement because it sets Britain "on course for a prosperous future".

Conservative MP Mark Francois told May her deal was "as dead as a Dodo".

"A deal that delivers for the British people".

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On Thursday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May again defended a draft Brexit deal in the UK Parliament's House of Commons. May said the two instructed their negotiating teams to work through the night if necessary to reach an agreement.

"We should use the time now to look for a third way", she added. "Hammond, Rudd, Lidington, Gauke and Clark would all resign".

Arriving at this point in the divorce has been a struggle: 17 months of fraught negotiations, marked by nonstop bickering within May's own leadership team, including a string of high-profile resignations from her cabinet.

Lawmakers will have the luxury of perusing more numbers like these before they finally cast the deciding vote in Parliament.

"I am totally convinced this is the only deal possible".

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the party would oppose May's deal in parliament.

May will now embark on an intensive nationwide campaign to promote the deal with voters across the country and lawmakers in London.

Mrs May added: "Furthermore, as a result of the changes we have negotiated, the legal text is now also clear that once the backstop has been superseded, it shall "cease to apply". It gives us less say over our future, and puts jobs and living standards at risk", he said in a statement.

The government was to hold a special briefing on the Brexit deal for Labour MPs - an unusual but not unprecedented move.

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One exception was N.S Prakash Rao, from Vishakhapattanam in Andhra Pradesh. "Times have changed and so should we", he told AFP . Activists say that the ban at Sabarimala reflects an old view that connects menstruation with impurity.

The disagreements have left the two sides staring into the abyss, as British opponents to the deal say they want to come up with something better.

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (C) kisses EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (R) next to European Council President Donald Tusk (L) at the end of a press conference following a special meeting of the European Council to endorse the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement on November 25, 2018 in Brussels.

"Prime Minister I plead with you, the House of Commons has never ever surrendered to anybody and it won't start now".

"This is the deal on the table", Rutte told reporters.

The prime minister will also meet with the five main political parties, to urge them to get behind the deal - which has received support from major employers and trade associations concerned about the implications of crashing out of the European Union without any deal.

In an open letter to the nation written ahead of today's summit, May promised to bring the country together with her deal. I want that to be a moment of renewal and reconciliation for our whole coutnry.

"We should refuse to hand over a large chunk of our £39billion until that deal is done by the end of the so-called implementation period in 2020", he wrote.

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