Theresa May's Brexit strategy left brutally exposed by Brussels failure

Labour declares deal ‘dead in the water’, as hopes of further talks on backstop disappear

Theresa May has come home from Brussels empty-handed and without hope of further negotiations over the Irish backstop, with the failure to achieve any kind of breakthrough leaving her brutally exposed.

Plans to work over Christmas on a legal guarantee over the temporary nature of the backstop had run into a brick wall, EU officials said, despite May’s claim that she would be holding further talks “in the coming days”.

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Source: theguardian