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May heading to Brussels amid scramble to finalise Brexit deal

May heading to Brussels amid scramble to finalise Brexit deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Theresa May’s meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker comes ahead of this weekend’s summit of EU leaders Theresa May will meet EU officials later as the two sides scramble to finalise a Brexit deal in time for Sunday’s summit of European leaders. The EU missed its deadline on Tuesday to complete the […]

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Ditch May now or she will lead us into 2022 election, Rees-Mogg tells Tories

Image copyright Getty Images Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned fellow Tory MPs that if they don’t ditch Theresa May now she will lead them into the next election, scheduled for 2022. Few Tories thought this was a “good idea”, the Brexiteer MP suggested. Mr Rees-Mogg wants to oust the PM over her EU withdrawal agreement but […]

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Brexit: Cabinet meets as DUP step up pressure on PM

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May has to rely on the support of Arlene Foster and her party, the DUP, in order to have a working majority in the House of Commons Theresa May’s cabinet has met for the first time since two members of it quit over her EU withdrawal agreement. The […]

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Spain Brexit: PM Sánchez threatens to vote no over Gibraltar

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The small peninsula of Gibraltar has been a British territory since 1713 Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said Spain will reject the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without a clarification of the text on future talks on the status of Gibraltar. Spain maintains a claim to the peninsula, ceded to […]

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Brexit: Backlash over May’s EU nationals ‘queue jumping’ vow

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May is facing a backlash after she said EU workers would no longer be able to “jump the queue” after Brexit. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said the PM’s words were “disgraceful” and EU citizens living in the UK said they would fuel hate crimes against them. The comments came in […]

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Brexit: DUP tells Theresa May to ‘keep her side of the bargain’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May has to rely on the support of Arlene Foster and her party, the DUP, in order to have a working majority in the House of Commons The DUP has warned Theresa May to “keep her side of the bargain” on Brexit after the party’s 10 MPs withheld […]

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Brexit plan will stop EU migrants ‘jumping the queue’ – May

Media captionTheresa May: “We will be fully in control of who comes here.” Theresa May has renewed her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement – arguing it will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue”. She said migration would become skills-based, with Europeans no longer prioritised over “engineers from Sydney or software developers from […]

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Brexit plan will stop EU migrants ‘jumping the queue’

Media captionTheresa May tells Laura Kuenssberg: “Don’t just listen to the politicians.” Theresa May is renewing her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement – saying it will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue”. She said migration would become skills-based, with Europeans no longer prioritised over “engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi”. […]

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Theresa May seeks business support for Brexit plan

Image copyright EPA Theresa May is renewing her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement – saying it will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue”. She said migration would become skills-based, with Europeans no longer prioritised over “engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi”. The PM also insisted to business leaders at the […]

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Brexit: PM to continue battle for withdrawal deal

Image copyright PA Theresa May is set to renew her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement, using a speech to say it has been “agreed in full”. She will tell business leaders in the CBI it will deliver a fair immigration system, in which EU nationals can no longer “jump the queue”. It […]

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