Brexit bedlam: Parliament sinks PM May’s EU divorce deal by 230 votes

Prime Minister Theresa May sits down in Parliament after the vote on May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 15, 2019 in this screengrab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERSReuters

LONDON,  (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin today, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave.