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The UK Speaker of the Hosue John Bercow has approved an emergency debate on Brexit requested by Sir Keir Starmer, a Labour Member of Parliament and the shadow Brexit secretary.  

The speaker will likely allow the debate soon.  

In other Brexit news, leaders of the opposition have been invited to a meeting with PM Theresa May at 18:00 GMT. The intentions of Downing Street are unknown.  

Earlier, the French Presidency denied reports about President Emmanuel Macron’s refusal to approve an extension to Article 50.