Brexit talks ‘stall’ amid Rudd row

France’s foreign minister has said it would not grant the UK an extensionbeyond 31 October to negotiate its exit from the bloc amid a “worrying” lack of progress in the recent talks. The comments come at a tumultuous time for Johnson after work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd resigned from cabinet on Saturday evening blaming Brexit inaction. Lawmakers are expected on Monday to reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid for a general election before October’s EU summit for a second time.
“It is clear the only action is to go back to the people and give them the opportunity to decide what they want: Boris to go to Brussels and get a deal, or leave without one on 31 October or Jeremy Corbyn arriving in Brussels with his ‘surrender bill begging for more delay’, more dither and accepting whatever terms Brussels imposes over our nation,” the spokesperson said.

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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.

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond suggests cabinet consider 2nd referendum – the Times

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