Theresa May faces full-scale Cabinet mutiny as she begs for extra time on Brexit

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Furious ministers have torn into the Prime Minister's bid to ask the EU for more time

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Would a written constitution have prevented this Brexit quagmire?

Created by The Telegraph at 19-03-2019 21:30:00 +0000

It was always likely that May would make a mess of Brexit.

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Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling wobbles, like Brexit

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 21:10:59 +0000

Stocks across the globe rose for a seventh straight session on Tuesday despite late selling on Wall Street, while the pound wobbled against the dollar as traders expected European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit.

'The last days of Rome': How Cabinet divisions were laid bare amid stark warnings over long Brexit delay

Created by The Telegraph at 19-03-2019 21:00:00 +0000

The warnings at Cabinet were dire.

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Brexit: Holders of UK licences in Ireland face weeks off road

Created by The Irish Times at 19-03-2019 20:37:17 +0000

Backlogs have been caused by rush of applications for Irish licences

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Brexit: Holders of UK licences face time off road while awaiting new Irish permits

Created by The Irish Times at 19-03-2019 20:37:17 +0000

500 applications per day being made for Irish permits, RSA confirms

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Cabinet fractures over Brexit delay as Theresa May warned she could cause 'end of the Conservative Party'

Created by The Telegraph at 19-03-2019 19:51:00 +0000

Theresa May’s Cabinet is fracturing over her plans for a Brexit delay after ministers told her she was risking “the end of the Conservative Party”.

Coveney warns of 'disruptive' Article 50 extension

Created by RTE at 19-03-2019 19:43:12 +0000

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says there is a lot of concern among EU states over the prospect of a long extension of the Article 50 process, to give the UK more time.

Eurosceptic Tories use covert talks to call on EU countries to veto Brexit extension

Created by The Telegraph at 19-03-2019 19:14:00 +0000

Backbench Eurosceptic Tory MPs have made a behind-the-scenes bid to persuade European Union leaders to veto any delay to Brexit at this week's Brussels summit.

Trump adviser Bolton says British establishment failing on Brexit

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 19:08:13 +0000

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton accused Britain's political establishment on Tuesday of failing to implement the result of the 2016 referendum to leave the European Union.

Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling rides Brexit twists

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 19:01:28 +0000

Stocks across the globe rose on Tuesday for a seventh straight session, the longest upward streak of the year, while the pound wobbled against the dollar on expectations that European Union officials would give Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.

Brexit: EU needs ‘persuasive’ UK plan to grant extension

Created by The Irish Times at 19-03-2019 19:00:00 +0000

Coveney says time should be used on 'new plan of action' or 'new approach'

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EU chief Michel Barnier gives UK ultimatum – ‘If you want to delay Brexit, you need a new plan’

Created by Independent at 19-03-2019 18:49:00 +0000

Theresa May’s plans were dealt a blow after only a ‘new event or new political process’ can secure an extension to the Article 50 period

EU's Barnier warns costs of long Brexit delay must be worth it

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 18:16:40 +0000

Any long Brexit delay would pile on economic and political costs for the European Union, the bloc's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday, stressing that these would need to be weighed up carefully against potential benefits.

Labour's Corbyn holds talks with lawmakers who support softer Brexit

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 17:56:43 +0000

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, held cross-party talks with four lawmakers who support a close economic relationship with the European Union and they pledged to work together to break the Brexit impasse, a Labour spokesman sai…

France ready to veto any meaningless Brexit delay: Elysee official

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 17:31:26 +0000

France is ready to veto any British request for a Brexit delay that either kicks the can down the road without offering a way out of its deadlock or imperils European Union institutions, an official in President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Tuesday.

Michel Barnier says Theresa May has to prove Brexit delay is 'useful'

Created by Metro at 19-03-2019 17:22:18 +0000

The EU negotiator told said the UK has to decide 'very quickly' what it wants to do next.

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EU warns ‘new political process’ needed for long Brexit delay

Created by Financial Times at 19-03-2019 17:08:06 +0000

Barnier lays down conditions ahead of Brussels summit where May to seek extension

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Merkel to fight for 'orderly Brexit'

Created by BBC News at 19-03-2019 17:07:20 +0000

The German leader says time is running out and refuses to say whether she will support an extension.

Theresa May should have taken my father's advice on Brexit

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Next Friday, March 29, is supposed to be the British people’s Independence Day.

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Tories break pledge for £9 minimum wage - leaving workers £615 worse off a year

Created by Mirror at 19-03-2019 16:22:58 +0000

EXCLUSIVE: George Osborne claimed the National Living Wage was set to hit £9 an hour by 2020 - but the truth is rather different

May seeks Brexit delay after third vote on her deal is derailed

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 16:19:24 +0000

Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union to delay Brexit by at least three months after her plan to hold another vote this week on her twice-defeated divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of parliament.

Is it time for the Queen to decide the fate of Brexit?

Created by The Telegraph at 19-03-2019 15:57:00 +0000

Most of us would accept the monarch's verdict even if it went against us

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Labour's Corbyn calls on UK opposition parties to work on Brexit plan

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 15:53:49 +0000

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, called on other opposition leaders on Tuesday to work towards finding a majority in parliament for "a close economic relationship" with the European Union after Brexit.

Cabinet row over PM's Brexit delay request

Created by BBC News at 19-03-2019 15:28:54 +0000

The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June with the option of a longer delay, sources tell the BBC.

Global shares at five-month high, sterling rides Brexit twists

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 15:21:28 +0000

Stock markets across the world rose on Tuesday for a seventh session, the longest winning streak of the year, while sterling wobbled against the U.S. dollar on expectations European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.

This IS a crisis, says May

Created by Daily Mail at 19-03-2019 15:21:03 +0000

Cabinet wrestled with what to do next for 90 minutes today in the aftermath of the bombshell ruling from the Commons Speaker that the PM could not bring back her deal unchanged for a new vote.

The sooner we vote on May's Brexit deal the better: UK minister

Created by Reuters at 19-03-2019 15:18:40 +0000

British environment minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday the sooner parliament voted again on whether to approve Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal the better.

What is the 1604 convention threatening May's Brexit?

Created by RTE at 19-03-2019 15:16:13 +0000

A ruling from an archaic parliamentary rulebook could prevent Theresa May from holding a third meaningful vote.

May warns UK faces ‘crisis’ following Bercow ruling

Created by Financial Times at 19-03-2019 14:23:09 +0000

Commons Speaker has said PM’s Brexit deal must be substantially changed before a further vote

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