Theresa May warns her Cabinet there is now no chance of a bespoke Brexit deal

Theresa May warns her Cabinet there is now no chance of a bespoke Brexit deal

LONDON — Theresa May’s chief Brexit negotiator has reportedly warned government ministers there is no possibility of agreeing a bespoke trade deal with the European Union. Oliver Robbins, a civil servant who leads the UK’s negotiations with the EU, told Cabinet ministers on Friday that Brussels is not going to soften its strict negotiating position…

The EU will reject Theresa May’s single market for goods Brexit proposal

The EU will reject Theresa May’s single market for goods Brexit proposal

BRUSSELS — The European Union will reject any Brexit deal which allows the UK to remain in the single market for goods, a source close to the bloc’s negotiating team has told Business Insider. The UK government is reportedly considering a Brexit policy which would see Britain retain single market membership for goods in order…

Theresa May’s cancelled Cabinet sleepover suggests she’s plotting a soft Brexit

Theresa May’s cancelled Cabinet sleepover suggests she’s plotting a soft Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Getty LONDON — Theresa May’s decision to cancel a sleepover next Thursday with her Brexit „war cabinet” suggests she’s planning to embrace a softer Brexit policy. There had been reports that May would convene her most senior Cabinet colleagues at the prime minister’s official country retreat, Chequers, to thrash out…

Labour says Theresa May’s ‚rash, reckless and ideological red lines’ are trashing Brexit negotiations

Labour says Theresa May’s ‚rash, reckless and ideological red lines’ are trashing Brexit negotiations

Sir Keir Starmer. Jack Taylor/Getty LONDON — The Labour Party has accused Theresa May of „letting the country down” in Brexit negotiations on the day that marks two years since Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union. Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, said on Saturday that the prime minister’s „rash, reckless and ideological…

Breaking: Theresa May faces off Brexit rebels in dramatic ‚meaningful vote’ Commons showdown

Breaking: Theresa May faces off Brexit rebels in dramatic ‚meaningful vote’ Commons showdown

MPs gather in the House of Commons before the result of the ‚meaningful vote’ amendment vote is announced. BBC News LONDON — Theresa May saw off a potential Conservative rebellion on Wednesday after MPs voted against an amendment which would have handed Parliament the power to block a „no-deal” Brexit. MPs voted by 319 to…

Theresa May will inject £20 billion into the NHS by 2023

Theresa May will inject £20 billion into the NHS by 2023

The extra funding, to mark the 70th birthday of the health service, will mark a dramatic break with eight years of austerity. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The crisis-hit NHS will receive an extra £20bn a year by 2023, Theresa May will announce – but she will warn the public that taxes must rise to pay for…

The EU believes Theresa May will now accept a soft Brexit

The EU believes Theresa May will now accept a soft Brexit

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator, and Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis walk up Downing Street in London, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON — The European Union now believes Theresa May will ditch her Brexit red lines and deliver a soft Brexit inside the single market…

Theresa May risks defeat as she dares furious Tory rebels to vote down ‚unacceptable’ Brexit deal

Theresa May risks defeat as she dares furious Tory rebels to vote down ‚unacceptable’ Brexit deal

Theresa May has given into the demands of pro-EU Conservative MPs. Getty LONDON — Theresa May is risking a major parliamentary defeat on Brexit which could bring down her government, after pro-EU Conservative rebel MPs accused her of breaking her promise to offer Parliament a veto on leaving the EU without a deal. The government…

Theresa May wins key Brexit votes as Jeremy Corbyn suffers huge Labour rebellion

Theresa May wins key Brexit votes as Jeremy Corbyn suffers huge Labour rebellion

LONDON — Theresa May avoided defeats on key pillars of her Brexit policy after a majority of MPs voted with the UK government to defeat a number of amendments on Wednesday evening. MPs voted to defeat amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill which were debated in the House of Commons, including amendments which sought to…

Theresa May surrenders to Tory rebels as she narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat

Theresa May surrenders to Tory rebels as she narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat

LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly avoided a humiliating parliamentary defeat on Brexit after making a major concession to Conservative rebels which could hand MPs an effective veto on her Brexit deal. In a day of drama at Westminster, ministers caved into the rebel demands for a „meaningful vote” on Brexit in order to prevent…