Ministers indicate new chance to vote on May's Brexit deal

Meeting Taoiseach Leo Varadkar greets British Prime Minister Theresa May at Farmleigh House last night

On Sunday, May in a letter ruled out Corbyn's offer to have Britain remain in the single customs area.

"Something has to give on the British side". Another study had shown that 5 lakh jobs within Britain would be at risk in case of a no-deal Brexit.

Mr Blackford added: "We are less than 50 days away from Brexit date and in Westminster both the Prime Minister and leader of the so-called opposition are leading Scotland and the United Kingdom hand in hand off the Brexit cliff-edge".

Dutch business groups and authorities have long warned local companies to "hope for the best and prepare for the worst" ahead of Brexit.

Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel stressed that the responsibility for finding a Brexit solution sat with London, Reuters reported. "We never pushed for Brexit, we never demanded Brexit", Bettel said.

It would also prevent Britain negotiating bilateral trade deals with non-EU countries.

It is planned he will have dinner with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier later this evening.

"Today the response of the Brexiteers is non, non, non et non. No, no and no". "No, no and no.' There aren't any alternative proposals from them".

The two countries have signed a post-Brexit trade deal that would cover most of the existing agreements that govern relations with the EU.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 12, 2019.

Adding that she will make a statement to parliament on February 26 if there is no deal brought back before then.

Mrs May aims to ask the House of Commons to restate its demand to remove the backstop clause from the Withdrawal Agreement, according to an official.

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Britain's economy was likely hurt by global trends, such as trade tensions between the US and China that have weighed on world growth.

The Office for National Statistics said the British economy grew by a quarterly rate of only 0.2 percent during the fourth quarter, down from the 0.6 percent uptick recorded in the previous three-month period.

However, as Brexit day draws nearer, firms are getting edgy.

The political impasse leaves Britain lurching toward a chaotic no-deal departure that could be costly for businesses and ordinary people in both the United Kingdom and the EU. But so far European Union officials have refused to make any changes to the agreement, leaving Ms.

Switzerland meanwhile is Britain's fifth biggest export partner outside the EU.

"The point of the exercise was to say, look, there is a majority for a close economic relationship, if you're prepared to try to find it, and I've said for some time we should test that by having a vote on a customs union".

They reckoned some 103,000 jobs would be under threat in Germany, Europe's largest economy, with the auto industry the worst affected sector.

The authors cautioned the figures do not predict that many people would be laid off.

For remaining European Union members, Mr Bettel says the ongoing uncertainty in London "puts us in a position where we don't know what is likely to happen tomorrow".

The Swiss government is pursuing a strategy dubbed "Mind the Gap", which is meant to stabilise British ties after Brexit. It covers issues like free trade, public procurement, agriculture and the fight against fraud.

Jack Dromey, the Labour MP whose cross-party amendment with Conservative Caroline Spelman to block a no-deal Brexit was passed by the House of Commons on Jan 29, said he is waiting until after May speaks Tuesday before deciding whether to propose another. "It's not possible to predict the future", she told the BBC.

Mr Speaker there is a sensible way forward but the Prime Minister is refusing to listen. Last week in Northern Ireland the Shadow Brexit secretary said that the backstop must be part of the Withdrawal Agreement.

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