Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly defeated an effort by pro-EU MPs to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. The House of Commons voted against an amendment to the Trade Bill which would have forced the prime minister to pursue a full customs union with the EU if she…