Brexit deal in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote

  • The words “Peoples Vote”, which calls for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, stand lit up after being placed there by anti-Brexit supporters across the street from the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed Parliament’s vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat — a decision that throws her Brexit plans into chaos.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON — Facing almost certain defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal, saying she would go back to European Union leaders to seek changes to the divorce agreement.