Prime Minister Theresa May has practically lost control of her party and been defeated three times over her principal proposal. But she cannot be made to resign nor can she call an election as in the old days.
On another difficult night for Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, European leaders scrapped her proposal for a postponement until June 30, concluding that such a short deadline was unrealistic for the departure known as Brexit.
During a debate on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in the House of Commons on Tuesday, the UK government had flagged “financial implications” as one of the factors it had to consider while reflecting upon demands for a formal apology.
While it was not immediately clear what Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, Europe's two most powerful leaders, agreed with Theresa May, an advance draft of conclusions for Wednesday's emergency EU summit said Britain would be granted another delay on certain conditions.
This further extension to the Article 50 mechanism, first extended from the March 29 deadline last month, means that the UK may now have to contest the European Parliament elections scheduled for May 23.
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party, were preparing to set their party loyalties to the side and try to devise a plan together, in a last-ditch effort to save Britain from a chaotic exit from the European Union.
Theresa May said on Tuesday she would seek another short extension to Brexit beyond April 12, in order to try and work with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to get her thrice-rejected Brexit deal approved by parliament.
Prime Minister Theresa May met Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in a bid to avoids a potentially chaotic "no-deal" departure from the EU. May sought Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's support in a surprise last-minute move.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrived at the scene of Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. Britons also wrote wall messages in support of victims affected by the massive fire.