Theresa May surrenders to Tory rebels as she narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat

Theresa May surrenders to Tory rebels as she narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat

LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly avoided a humiliating parliamentary defeat on Brexit after making a major concession to Conservative rebels which could hand MPs an effective veto on her Brexit deal. In a day of drama at Westminster, ministers caved into the rebel demands for a „meaningful vote” on Brexit in order to prevent…

Brazil’s Lula surrenders to police

Brazil’s Lula surrenders to police

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lula left the steelworkers’ union in Sao Bernardo do Campo to give himself up to police Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police. It follows a two-day stand-off that saw him take refuge in a steelworkers’ union building…