The Debate

May overruled: Brexit momentum thwarted by Tory rebellion

Just when it seemed the tide had finally turned in Theresa May's favour, she suffered an embarrassing defeat in the House of Commons, with parliament now having greater say on a final Brexit deal. Will that infighting back home derail Brexit negotiations? Are the differences within the Tories irreconcilable? Could Britain be headed for a political Big Bang, like the one witnessed in France this year, with a complete redrawing of the political map?


Produced by Yi SONG, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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