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British prime minister Theresa May:  cannot win parliamentary backing for her deal based on Conservative and DUP votes. Photograph: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

British prime minister Theresa May: cannot win parliamentary backing for her deal based on Conservative and DUP votes. Photograph: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

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Who was it who once said, albeit in a different context, that if you feed a crocodile it will only come back looking for more?

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