BBC: MPs have overwhelmingly agreed to let the government begin the UK’s departure from the EU as they voted for the Brexit bill. The draft legislation was approved by 494 votes to 122, and now moves to the House of Lords.
Telegraph: Jeremy Corbyn saw one of his key allies walk out of the shadow cabinet on Wednesday night as the Labour leader was forced to deny he is preparing to stand down. Clive Lewis, the shadow business secretary, resigned as he joined more than 50 MPs to vote against triggering formal Brexit negotiations, prompting rumours of a future leadership challenge.
The Guardian: “The Liberal Democrats will make protecting these citizens’ rights a top priority. We have tabled amendments in the Commons and we will do so again in the House of Lords,” Lib Dem Lords leader Dick Newby said. “We believe we have support on all sides to deliver on the promises the government should have made to millions of people who have made our country their home.”
Daily Express: Desperate bid to call second EU referendum slapped down in Commons vote.
Daily Mail: Nothing can stop us now! Theresa May crushes Remain rebels as the Government defeats every amendment to the historic Article 50 bill (and even Diane Abbott turns up to vote).