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May finds little EU support for her 'nebulous and imprecise' Brexit plans

Brexit - britisk farvel til EU
Theresa May, U.K. prime minster, is welcomed by Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg's prime minister, as Tim Barrow, U.K. permanent representative to the European Union looks on at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels on Dec. 13, 2018. Foto: Bloomberg photo by Jasper Juinen.

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May traveled Thursday to Brussels to beg fellow EU leaders for concessions in her effort to seal a divorce deal splitting her nation from the European Union, but she won little to sway opinions among her rebellious supporters.

In a series of one-on-one meetings and a nearly hourlong grilling by her fellow EU leaders, May underlined the direness of her predicament; an exit deal that could leave Britain stuck partway out the door of the European Union has proved too politically toxic to pass muster at home. But some fellow leaders blasted May for what they said was the muddiness of her proposals, and it seemed possible the exchange could actually inflame the British discussion rather than calm it...

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