The Wall Street Journal: U.K., EU hammer out Brexit divorce deal, but tough sell to Parliament looms

BRUSSELS — More than two years after Britons voted to break from the European Union, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and the leaders of the remaining EU members approved a hard-fought, 585-page treaty setting out the terms of the U.K.’s divorce from the bloc.

Now the harder part begins.

First, May faces the political fight of her life to win backing for the agreement in her own Parliament, which is expected to vote on the deal in early December.

Dozens of her fellow Conservative party members, as well as the opposition Labour Party, have threatened to reject the deal. If May loses, she will be racing against the clock to renegotiate the pact — and secure its approval — before the U.K.

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