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MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Members of Parliament will vote on Theresa May's revised Brexit deal with the European Union on Tuesday evening.

Theresa May promises not to let Northern Ireland down as Brexit backstop talks flounder

The prime minister will give a speech in Northern Ireland on Tuesday urging communities there not to worry about the state of Brexit talks.
Theresa May

Conservative Brexiteers are ‘setting up’ Theresa May’s Brexit talks to fail

Senior Conservative Brexiteers insist May is heading for another defeat on her deal, even if she secures changes to the Northern Ireland backstop.

Theresa May has 9 days to avoid an enormous defeat on her Brexit deal

Pro-Brexit MPs are set to be outraged by leaked legal advice to the government which says Britain could be wedded to EU rules for years after Brexit.

Theresa May braced for Cabinet resignations as she tells ministers to back her Brexit deal

Theresa May will attempt to persuade her most senior ministers to back the draft Brexit deal in a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
DUP leader Arlene Foster (right) with DUP MP Nigel Dodds.

Theresa May accused of ‘total betrayal’ as DUP threatens to sink her Brexit deal

The DUP's Brexit spokesperson, Sammy Wilson, has accused May of breaking 'promises she made' over the controversial Northern Irish backstop.

May reportedly secures ‘secret’ Brexit concessions to keep whole of UK in a customs union — killing the Irish backstop problem

According to the Sunday Times, May's plans are likely to appease all wings of the Conservative Party, and could even appeal to some Labour MPs.

Theresa May prepares for potential leadership challenge as ministers revolt against her Brexit plans

Theresa May prepares to tell MPs that "95% of the Withdrawal Agreement and its protocols are now settled" amid growing threats to her leadership.
Dominic Raab.

May faces another Brexit backlash after scrapping her time-limited backstop red line

Dominic Raab, the UK Brexit Secretary, admitted on Sunday that the UK government has ditched its red line of there being a specific end date in the so-called backstop for protecting the Irish border.

Theresa May is struggling to keep her government together as pro-Brexit ministers openly plot against her

Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday with up to 10 pro-Brexit ministers urging her to change her Brexit plans or face mass resignations and the potential collapse of her government.