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UK PM May agrees compromise deal with pro-EU lawmakers on Brexit legislation: source

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has reached a deal with pro-EU lawmakers over the wording of a compromise on the government's Brexit legislation, a source familiar with the negotiations said on Thursday.

May and the pro-EU rebels were meeting before a 1600 GMT deadline to thrash out details of a compromise on the extent to which parliament can influence the exit negotiations. Ministers offered to find a compromise on Tuesday to avoid a defeat in parliament.

(Reporting by William James, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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