London — British Prime Minister Theresa May published further assurances from the EU on Monday, on the eve of a crucial parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, and warned MPs that rejecting it would lead to "paralysis" that could see Britain stay in the bloc. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council president Donald Tusk repeated in a letter that they would not reopen the divorce deal, but offered clarifications with "legal value" on a controversial clause. In a speech shortly afterwards in Stoke, a Brexit-backing city, May admitted their offer fell short of what she wanted. But she said: "I'm convinced that MPs now have the clearest assurances that this is the best deal possible and is worthy of their support." May had promised assurances on the so-called Irish backstop arrangement when she postponed a vote on the agreement in December, facing certain defeat in the House of Commons. Detrimental deal As MPs prepare to finally cast their judgment on Tuesd...

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