Brexit: Theresa May offers 'national unity' talks to break deadlock

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves from the rear of 10 Downing Street on Monday

And there is some common ground; there are some areas it's hard to agree on.

She crucially added that she was now willing to bend her previous principles and would listen to proposals for much closer post-Brexit relations with the European Union than most in her Conservative party are ready to accept. One minister quit on Wednesday.

May turned to Labour after a hardcore eurosceptic group of Conservatives repeatedly rejected her divorce deal, saying it would leave Britain a "vassal state".

If Ms Cooper's Bill is passed by the House of Lords, it would create the danger of an "accidental no-deal Brexit" on April 12, Downing Street has warned.

Sterling hit its highest level since March 28.

In either event, Mrs May said she would ask the EU for a further short extension to hopefully get an agreement passed by Parliament before 22 May, so the United Kingdom does not have to take part in European elections.

The British premier's last-minute change of tack has been received cautiously by EU leaders who would love to see the agonising split resolved by the time European Parliament elections roll around at the end of May.

Mr Heaton-Harris' resignation means the Government's Brexit department have lost their minister and senior civil servant handling Britain's no deal preparations.

"[Mr Corbyn] said he preferred to believe Vladimir Putin than our own security agencies" she said, as Mr Corbyn shook his head, adding: "That is not the place of somebody who should be Prime Minister".

May stated the meeting with Corbyn would be in the context of agreeing on the original Brexit document which would include the Northern Ireland backstop and result in an open border between Ireland north and south.

The Prime Minister is expected to address the nation shortly as tension mounts in Westminster over what the Cabinet might have decided.

But Labour is far from united itself.

Theresa May has offered Jeremy Corbyn a "national unity" approach to breaking the Brexit deadlock, inviting Jeremy Corbyn into talks to decide the shape of the UK's future relationship with the EU.

The letter is further evidence that the Labour Party is facing a major split over the question of a second referendum.

The spokesman acknowledged that time was running out to find a way to break the impasse in parliament over Brexit, and said that legally binding changes to the proposed future relationship with the European Union could reduce Labour's concerns about the separate Withdrawal Agreement.

May said she would step down to make way for a successor in time for the next phase of negotiations if her deal were agreed to. But most lawmakers are opposed to leaving without a deal.

The Prime Minister was forced to change her European Union withdrawal strategy after crisis Cabinet talks on Tuesday, following the repeated rejection of her proposed Brexit deal, and invited the Labour leader for talks in an attempt to break the Brexit stalemate.

MPs have reacted furiously over the past 24 hours following two bombshell announcements from the Prime Minister at Downing Street last night. This article is strictly for informational purposes only. The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Kitco Metals Inc. nor the author can guarantee such accuracy.

Related News:

Most liked

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond says second Brexit referendum must be considered
To avoid that outcome, May asked EU Council President Donald Tusk on Friday for an extension until June 30 . Chancellor Philip Hammond said he is "optimistic" that discussions could reach "some form" of consensus.

What Do Jonas Brothers Refer to in their New Song ‘Cool’?
However, indirectly they have made lyrical reference to Priyanka Chopra and Sophie Turner as well in the song. The group famously disbanded in 2013 after cancelling their nineteen-day tour.

Harry and Meghan officially move into stunning 10 bedroom home
This is a healthy way of being independent and at the same time having their own "support staff" based at Buckingham Palace. The name Frogmore is derived from the frogs which have always lived in the low lying marshy area.

Mike McCarthy denies 'utterly absurd' massage accusations
As Dunne reports, the massage therapist would be snuck into McCarthy's office while the team meeting was going on. McCarthy allegedly scheduled secret massages in his office while allowing assistants to run team meetings.

Space X’s starship takes off on test trip
It is a key component of the hardware that will be utilized to power the Starship and massive Super Heavy booster. It will be used to conduct more hover flights in future before launching the Starship into deep space.

Nintendo is bringing virtual reality to 2 of its biggest Switch games
Both Super Mario Odyssey and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will receive a free update that will provide VR support. Once the update is available, users will simply need to turn on their Toy-Con VR Goggles in the settings of the game.

Accused shooter to undergo mental assessment
Tarrant, who was charged with one murder a day after the shooting attack, was also charged with 39 attempted murders on Friday. The government has also said it will review laws dealing with hate speech.

Jimenez signs up to firing Wolves into the Champions League
Jimenez moved to Benfica in 2015 after a season at Atletico Madrid and scored 31 goals in 120 appearances for the Primeira Liga side.

Bengals' RB Mark Walton arrested for third time in three months
Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested for the third time in fewer than three months Thursday in Miami. The 21-year-old now faces felony charges of carrying a concealed weapon, marijuana possession and reckless driving.

Amazon plans to launch satellites to offer broadband internet
Amazon will still need to get approval from the FCC and other regulators around the world to move forward with Project Kuiper . It confirms its intent to partner with companies "that share this common vision", a GeekWire report revealed.

The HPV Vaccine Is Already Dramatically Lowering Rates Of Cervical Disease
But in the long term, it may be that "two or three screens in a lifetime using HPV testing might be sufficient", the paper said. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was rolled out a decade ago across the United Kingdom for school girls aged 12 and 13.

David Harbour Cast In Black Widow & Rachel Weisz Eyeing Key Role
The pair will join a cast that already includes Marvel veteran Scarlett Johansson and Fighting with My Family star Florence Pugh . The 43-year-old also recently wrapped a film opposite to another Marvel star, Chris Hemsworth , in the action thriller Dhaka .

Theresa May Asks for Brexit Deadline Extension Until June 30
The Europeans would prefer that Britain not take part in the European Parliament elections if it is going to leave. Jean-Claude Juncker, the European commission president, has confirmed that Brussels will not kick a member state.

Ancient whales walked on four legs and moved like giant otters
Like all mammals, they are descendants of a creature that left the ocean and adapted to breathe air and move on land. Researchers have since named it Peregocetus pacificus , which means "the travelling whale that reached the Pacific".

Prince Harry's Latest Comments About Parenting Have Some People Furious
A football fan has said his Instagram account was given to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex without his permission. Prince Harry and Meghan have moved into their new home in Windsor ahead of the birth of their first child.