What the hell has just happened to Theresa May’s Brexit plans?

What the hell has just happened to Theresa May’s Brexit plans?

LONDON — British politics is catching its breath after an utterly chaotic day in Westminster. On Monday, Theresa May suffered two resignations from her government, ordered her MPs to vote against her own Brexit policy, and triggered a huge row between the two wings of her party that could yet scupper the entire Brexit process…

Theresa May caves into Brexiteer demands in order to prevent major Commons defeat

Theresa May caves into Brexiteer demands in order to prevent major Commons defeat

LONDON — Theresa May has triggered fury from Conservative remainers after caving in to pressure from pro-Brexit Conservative MPs to accept a series of rebel amendments to her customs bill. The amendments relate to the customs section of the prime minister’s Brexit plan, unveiled at a meeting of ministers at Chequers last week. Under May’s…

Theresa May’s new Brexit chief called to turn ‚back the clock’ on workers’ rights

Theresa May’s new Brexit chief called to turn ‚back the clock’ on workers’ rights

New chief of staff to the Brexit Secretary, Nick de Bois. Getty LONDON — Theresa May has been accused of planning to create „Dickensian” working conditions after Brexit, after her new Brexit Secretary hired a chief of staff who has called for the UK to „[turn] back the clock” on workers’ rights. The Brexit Secretary…

Theresa May’s leadership under threat as Tory MPs mount fresh Brexit rebellions

Theresa May’s leadership under threat as Tory MPs mount fresh Brexit rebellions

LONDON — Theresa May is braced for a major rebellion on two fronts in the Commons this evening as Eurosceptics and Remainers in her own party threaten to kill off her Brexit plans. MPs are set to vote on several amendments to the customs bill — a crucial piece of Brexit legislation — which have…

Theresa May: there could be ‚no Brexit at all’

Theresa May: there could be ‚no Brexit at all’

LONDON — The Prime Minister Theresa May has warned there may be „no Brexit at all” because of lawmakers’ attempts to undermine her plan to leave the European Union. „My message to the country this weekend is simple: we need to keep our eyes on the prize,” May wrote in the Mail on Sunday. „If…

Why Theresa May’s Conservative enemies cannot yet force her out

Why Theresa May’s Conservative enemies cannot yet force her out

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Getty LONDON — Despite two Cabinet ministers resigning within the space of 24 hours — the first time this happened for over 35 years — Prime Minister Theresa May is still in office. David Davis and Boris Johnson, who were arguably the Cabinet’s two biggest beasts, dramatically quit their roles…

Theresa May’s government has finally agreed a plan for Brexit — but the EU may still reject it

Theresa May’s government has finally agreed a plan for Brexit — but the EU may still reject it

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May arrive to give statements to the media prior to talks at the Chancellery on July 5, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Theresa May’s government has, at very long last, agreed upon a comprehensive plan for Brexit. After a crunch cabinet summit at Chequers…

Theresa May rejects offer of 2 more weeks of Brexit talks despite calling for negotiations to accelerate

Theresa May rejects offer of 2 more weeks of Brexit talks despite calling for negotiations to accelerate

LONDON — Theresa May’s government turned down requests by the EU to resume Brexit negotiations both this week and next, despite publicly calling for negotiations to accelerate, a senior EU source has told Business Insider. With just a few months to go until the end of planned negotiations, Prime Minister May told last week’s European…

Theresa May tells ministers to do their ‚duty’ on Brexit as anti-EU rebels warn she could ‚destroy the government’

Theresa May tells ministers to do their ‚duty’ on Brexit as anti-EU rebels warn she could ‚destroy the government’

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Carl Court – WPA Pool/Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May called on her government to do its duty and agree a plan for Britain’s future outside the European Union, a last-ditch appeal to ministers to put Brexit rows behind them and take a „step forward”. Just hours before hosting a…

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…