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Theresa May given weekend to change Brexit plan or risk Cabinet resignations

LONDON – Theresa May has come to terms with her change. Leave-supporting ministers Andrea Leadsom, Penny Mordaunt, and Esther McVey are believed to be ready to quit the Cabinet. A senior cabinet source told Andrea Leadsom wants to decide on Monday to resign himself the prime minister has presented her with her backstop proposal, with her Cabinet colleagues including Mordaunt …

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Brexit: No 10 to assure ministers about the Customs Union

Image copyright EPA Caption Theresa Mays Brexit proposals have shared her Cabinet The Prime Minister would "never agree" to a permanent customs union with the EU, as ministers' concerns speak against Brexit compromises, says No. 10. It is feared that Theresa May will agree to such a move if a trade agreement is reached can not be completed on time. …

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Brexit deadline spin: Frenzy in the UK, secrecy in Brussels

Image copyright PA "There's a deal on Ireland!", "The whole Brexit agreement wants to be done by Monday!", "The UK wants to stay in the customs union forever / until 2020 / until there is a perfect post-Brexit trading relationship in place … " All of a sudden, we are drowning in rumor and assertion, whirl and swirl EU and …

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Theresa May can not recommend Brexit Deal, says DUP

<img class = "js-image-replace" alt = "image copyright PAcemaker Caption Ms. Foster said she had once again declared her opposition to the EU proposal to NI after Brexit to subject it to its trading rules The DUP chief said Theresa May can not, with a clear conscience, recommend a Brexit deal that creates a trade barrier for companies relocating goods …

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Brexit: No deal carries inventory risk, Watchdog says

Image copyright Science Photo Library Caption Imported goods may be subject to delivery restrictions, says the OBR An "abrupt and disorderly" Brexit could have serious short-term effects on the UK economy and public finances, the country's financial guard warned. If the UK leaves the EU without an agreement, it could lead to bottlenecks and hoarding of some imported products, the …

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Brexit negotiators work day and night for an agreement

image copyright Reuters Brexit negotiators work "day and night" to reach a deal, Michel Barnier of the EU said. He said an agreement must be reached "within reach" if talks are to be concluded next week at the summit meeting of European leaders. He also warned that Theresa May's trade proposals would give British companies "a huge competitive advantage" over …

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Brexit: Theresa May to MPs after Checkers plan criticism

Copyright of the image PA For the first time since the EU rejected her Brexit plan, Theresa May will be under growing pressure from some Tory MPs to change course. The Prime Minister did not drop her proposals a week before an important meeting of EU heads of state. Former Brexit Secretary David Davis has warned the party "serious" election …

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DUP leader Foster issues Brussels Brexit warning

Caption Arlene Foster rejects customs controls in the Irish Sea The DUP Chair has once again warned that it will support a Brexit agreement that could lead to new economic barriers between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom. Arlene Foster spoke after a meeting with European Commissioner Michel Barnier in Brussels. The government is expected to announce …

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