May's strife? Tánaiste sees it as 'good week for Brexit'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Carwyn Jones"It's beyond parody- we need a different government

Global trade secretary Liam Fox was seen to shake his head and mouth the word "no" when reporters asked him on his way out of cabinet whether he was about to quit.

Asked whether May was in trouble following the rash of departures from her government on Monday, he replied: "No".

"The people voted to break it up, so I imagine that's what they'll do", Trump told a news conference at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels.

After this, the week's last economic event to watch out for will be tomorrow's speech from Bank of England (BoE) official Jon Cunliffe.

They might be right, but Europe's leaders should be flexible.

The 1922 Committee of backbenchers of the Tory party needs 48 MPs who will support a vote of no confidence to trigger a vote in the Conservative Party against May's continued leadership.

Former leader Lord Howard said a bid to oust Mrs May would be "extremely foolish and extremely ill-advised".

The long-awaited document proposes keeping Britain and the bloc in a free market for goods, with a looser relationship for services.

The Tanaiste said the United Kingdom had now committed to a "sensible, soft Brexit".

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A minister quoted the prime minister as saying, "If we don't pull together, we risk the election of Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister", The Guardian reported.

Mr Coveney said it was clear that Mrs May would survive this week and she had shown authority on Brexit.

Rees-Mogg has assembled a significant amount of Eurosceptic MPs, including fellow Tory backbenchers, the DUP, and Kate Hoey from Labour, who are furious at the PM's Chequers Brexit plans they've nicknamed "Brino" (Brexit In Name Only), according to the Sun.

"And it would be a split coming from the top, not from the members of the Conservative Party across the country".

Trump has always been a Brexit supporter and has expressed enthusiasm for a wide-ranging trade deal with Britain after Brexit, something heralded by eurosceptics as being one of the great benefits of exiting the bloc.

The resignation comes less than a day after Brexit Secretary David Davis and his junior minister Steve Baker stepped down.

Certainly, most work that Investec see on the subject takes the view that Sterling offers good value on long-term models such as the Real Effective Exchange Rate and Purchasing Power Parity, "although such value measures are notoriously poor at defining where a currency should be trading today", cautions Wyn-Evans.

"I don't believe it was possible to move the Brexit negotiations forward without having that moment when the majority of the conservative party were willing to face down the hard-line Brexiteers", said Mr Coveney.

"I get along with her very well", said Trump who is to meet May on a visit to Britain after the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

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