After MPs’ crushing rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the EU response was swift and coordinated. In several languages, but usually English, leaders and politicians made plain the EU had no intention of conjuring up a plan to break the deadlock. “The ball is now in the court of the British lower house,” said Austria’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, echoing a widely held view in national capitals and the EU institutions.
So what are the options for the prime minister and parliament and how will the European Union react?
This article originally appeared in The Guardian here.