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>> They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The British Prime Minister seeming to cut a lonely figure at an EU summit Thursday, with video of her plight soon going viral.>> In Brussels, I'm Reuters reporter Julian Satterthwaite. No prizes for guessing who's the first to leave this evening.
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Prime Minister Theresa May excluded from the evening's dinner. Heading home early, she wouldn't talk about Brexit.>> Well, we've discussed a number of issues here today.>> Some substance to suggestions of UK isolation, as May left the other 27 nations were discussing how to handle Britain's departure. And throughout the summit, they were putting on a united front.
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>> No negotiations without notification.>> If London was hoping to divide and conquer, that doesn't seem to be working. For May, it all capped a tough day that began with reports UK officials think it could take a decade to hammer out a post-Brexit trade deal. As they headed home some hours after May, other leaders said her claim that it could be done in two looked optimistic.
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>> 50 years of legislation, directives, and so on, would probably be very difficult to deal with inside a two year period.>> Of course, viral videos don't prove anything, but there's always a reason why they resonate. In Brussels on Thursday, Britain seemed a little short on friends.