Revealed: EU war-gaming for fall of May’s government

Leak shows Brussels planning for PM’s defeat and making efforts to prevent her deal being unpicked

The EU is war-gaming for the fall of Theresa May amid a complete collapse in confidence in the prime minister after a week of chaos over Brexit, a leaked document seen by the Observer reveals.

In the run-up to a crucial summit of EU leaders where May will ask for a delay to Brexit, Brussels fears there is little hope that she will succeed in passing her deal this week and is preparing itself for a change of the guard in Downing Street.

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Source: theguardian