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Another year in Brexit limbo dominates the front pages

Brexit is set to rumble on, and on, and on, say most front pages. Credit: PA/Twitter

Brexit leads most of Wednesday’s papers as EU leaders gather in Brussels for another crunch summit when they will be asked to sign off on a second extension.

Britain’s departure from the bloc is set to be delayed by up to a year after the Prime Minister was warned her proposal of another short extension was too much of a “risk”, the Daily Telegraph says.

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Theresa May was told ahead of the summit that she needs to present a “clear plan with credible political backing”, The Independent reports.

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The rebuff comes despite Mrs May visiting the leaders of France and Germany on Tuesday in an effort to persuade them to back her proposal, The Guardian says.

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Metro reports that French president Emmanuel Macron is expected to push for the longer delay to Brexit.

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But he has been urged not to “humiliate” Mrs May as the price of granting a long extension, The Times reports.

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The Daily Mail says a year’s delay to Brexit is a humiliating prospect and tough conditions are likely to be attached.

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Among these will be a refusal to reopen the controversial withdrawal agreement, the Daily Express reports.

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Back in Westminster, a third of Tory MPs defied a Government whip to vote against an extension to Article 50 in the Commons, the i reports.

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In other news, the Daily Mirror leads with a report on MPs’ houses.

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The Sun reports on a prank involving former foreign secretary Boris Johnson.

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And the Daily Star says Chinese consumers are buying up British pork, increasing costs for customers.

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