Theresa May to make statement on Brexit negotiations

"I think it could be a very, very rough ride for the prime minister when she finally realises how unpopular her Chequers proposals are, not only within the European Union, but within the membership of the Conservative Party out in the constituencies", Mr Bridgen told BBC Newsnight.

"Yesterday Donald Tusk said our proposals would undermine the single market".

French President Emmanuel Macron said the entire Brexit project was sold to the British people by "liars" who immediately fled the stage, unwilling to see their project through.

May on Thursday promised new proposals to reassure Dublin that it would not get a "hard border" with Northern Ireland but said that she too could live with a no-deal outcome.

"If the EU's view is that just by saying no to every proposal made by the United Kingdom, we will eventually capitulate and end up either with a Norway option or indeed staying in the European Union. then they've profoundly misjudged he British people", Jeremy Hunt told BBC radio.

European Council President Donald Tusk has said a compromise with the United Kingdom over Brexit is "still possible", after Theresa May warned she was prepared to walk away from talks.

Keen to address British concerns over the EU's "backstop" proposals for the Irish border, chief negotiator Michel Barnier suggested a "new, improved" proposal and made assurances that the European Union had no intention of breaking up the UK. "The UK expects the same, a good relationship at the end of this process depends on it".

The former Polish Prime Minister, who was criticised for goading Mrs May with social media posts during the European Union summit, said he was a "true admirer" of the Conservative Party leader.

UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the bloc had "yanked up the handbrake" on the negotiations.

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Despite all the heated British rhetoric, the EU's position is not new.

On Friday, Mr Tusk said Britain had known about the EU's reservations over the Chequers plan for weeks. May's proposal and the future of the Irish border.

"I will never agree to a border in the Irish Sea.The Brexit deal must include an Irish backstop.we both agree we need a backstop", she said. You are our friends, our neighbours, our colleagues.

"We need to get the tone right and insulting her, insulting the British people on social media, getting into these standoffs where you're calling people liars and so on is not the way we are going to find a solution to this hard situation".

Mr Hunt refused to rule out the prospect that the government could now seek a Canada-style free trade agreement - as many Conservative MPs want, rather than the more ambitious Chequers plan.

For Labour, Jeremy Corbyn said Mrs May had shown herself "incapable of delivering a good Brexit deal", and shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer accused her of being "in denial".

"While understanding the logic of the negotiations, I remain convinced that a compromise, good for all, is still possible".

However any respite may be short-lived as former Brexit secretary David Davis - who quit over Chequers and is promising to publish his own plan for leaving - is due to appear at a Leave Means Leave rally in Bolton on Saturday along with former Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

"There's an absolute dereliction of duty in my view, from the Labour Party leadership to embrace the fundamental principle that, since the Brexit that was sold to people two years ago not available, it is essential that anything the Prime Minister does is put to people. We need serious engagement in resolving the two big issues in the negotiations and we stand ready".

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