London — Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn responded by proposing a vote of no confidence in her government. The House of Commons voted 432 versus 202 against the divorce the UK government brokered with the European Union. A margin of less than 60 would have given grounds to hope that the deal was salvageable, with the EU poised to engage in ways to make it more palatable. Sterling rebounded smartly from the day’s lows and rallied more than a cent to stand above $1.28 after the vote. Corbyn's motion will be debated and voted on Wednesday. If it is successful, there will be 14 days for a new government to be formed, or a general election will be scheduled. Instead, the largest defeat in over a century prompted the Labour Party to pounce to try to force a general election. “It is clear the House does not support this deal,” May told MPs follo...

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