The Conservative leader's reliance on a single slogan is calculated to disguise her lack of big ideas. Read more at https://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/theresa-may-strong-and-stable-2064773#j0VvQxD1AQWSpzdx.99

Brexit: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn hold ‘constructive’ talks

Talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock have been called “constructive”.

The two leaders met on Wednesday afternoon and agreed a “programme of work” to try to find a way forward to put to MPs for a vote.

It is understood that each party has appointed a negotiating team, which are meeting tonight before a full day of discussions on Thursday.

A spokesman for No 10 said both sides were “showing flexibility”.

And he added that the two parties gave “a commitment to bring the current Brexit uncertainty to a close”.

Speaking after the meeting, Mr Corbyn said there had not been “as much change as [he] had expected” in the PM’s position.

He said the meeting was “useful, but inconclusive”, and talks would continue.

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Theresa May, struggling to find a plan B, may delay Brexit until July – her toxic option

Theresa May’s plans to forge a Brexit Plan B that she can take to the Commons on Monday were dealt a serious blow after one of her closest European allies warned the existing deal could not be “tweaked”. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte cast serious doubts over whether Mrs May would be able to change the existing withdrawal agreement to present it to MPs next week. Mrs May will spend the weekend trying to patch together a fresh deal to present to MPs on Monday. Such is her difficulty in finding a compromise that satisfies enough MPs to get a deal through Parliament, that Government sources have suggested she could announce an extension to Article 50 at least until July.

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BRITAIN – Autumn Budget 2018: What Chancellor Philip Hammond announced, and what it means for your money

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The Chancellor is set to announce his latest Autumn Budget. Moneywise will update this piece live as he announces new measures, tax changes and initiatives

MICHAEL WHITE: Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson are the twin embarrassments of the week

The ‘Europe of Necessity’ is a good phrase, it’s been knocking around among EU elites for some time. For Emmanuel Macron and the likes of that dogged Belgian federalist, Guy Verhofstadt, the answer is always ‘more Europe’. The Belgian said this week that Brexit will prove such a cautionary tale that it will cure euroscepticism across the remaining 27.