Nicola Sturgeon to meet Theresa May in London for Brexit talks

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Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said the government was not setting preconditions for the talks with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, but was also not offering a "blank check". The UK has until tomorrow week to make its plans clear to the European Union or risk crashing out with no deal on 12/4/19.

"It is very disappointing that the cabinet has made a decision to entrust the final handling of Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party", said Boris Johnson, who led the Leave campaign in the June 2016 referendum.

May's dramatic shift left her caught between angry Conservatives who accuse her of throwing away Brexit, and Labour opponents mistrustful of her sudden change of heart.

"We're not setting any red lines for these discussions with the prime minister", she said.

Could Britain leave the European Union without agreements, that would be the responsibility of the United Kingdom. An individual would continue to keep the a customs union for products with the EU later Brexit, while the other requires Britain to remain in the bloc's sole market for both goods and services. He said he would make the move if the government "proves it is incapable of commanding a majority in the House of Commons".

The pound gained 0.3% in early London trading to $1.3187 - its highest since March 28.

The Prime Minister will meet the Labour leader today and reportedly plans to hammer out a deal by Friday night to avoid a long Brexit delay and dodge European elections.

The premier emerged from an intense seven-hour meeting with her ministers Tuesday to announce she would seek another "short" Brexit extension at an European Union leaders' summit in Brussels on April 10.

If MPs or ministers can not come up with an exit plan which is accepted by the European Union, then the United Kingdom will leave without a deal.

He said: "It's regrettable that what we have been saying for several months now is coming to pass, but that is the remorseless logic of not backing the Prime Minister's deal".

She added: "I suppose overall my concern is that in the rush to reach some compromise with the clock ticking, what will happen over the next few days - if anything - is that a bad compromise will be reached".

Some of the lawmakers who are trying to force the government to ask for an extension to the two-year Article 50 negotiating period also want to hold a third round of so-called indicative votes on Monday on Brexit options proposed by members of parliament.

Conservative divisions over Europe are decades old and have led to the demise of three prime ministers: David Cameron, John Major and Margaret Thatcher.

May and Corbyn are expected to initiate talks on Brexit on Wednesday.

Many supporters want the party to throw its weight behind a second referendum.

He said he has a "responsibility" to talk with her about what to do next, but some people have been critical of Mrs May working with the Labour Party like this.

Theresa May and her colleagues are adamant that Jeremy Corbyn is a threat to national security who should not be kept away from power, yet now they are having to concede he is worth listening to over Brexit.

The branches on what to do 11, within May's authorities have abandoned many Britons exasperated - such as Party lawmakers.

Tadcaster MP Nigel Adams has quit as a junior minister this morning in protest over Theresa May's latest Brexit policy.