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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s armed forces are making contingency plans for how they could support the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, senior British defense officials said on Sunday.
The former foreign secretary says Theresa May is on the brink of ‘total surrender’ to the EU.
Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson called again on Sunday for Prime Minister Theresa May to change course on Brexit, accusing her of forcing through a deal to keep the country locked in the EU's customs union in a "total surrender."
If the PM is unable to solve a row with the EU over customs and the Irish border and present a deal to the Cabinet within the next 48 hours, then there is no chance of a November EU summit
Cabinet divisions have been exposed on the backstop arrangement as the PM’s right-hand Brexit adviser has talks in Brussels.
Theresa May has come under pressure from Tories on both sides of the Brexit divide as the Prime Minister tries to hammer out the final details of a withdrawal deal. Mrs May has been forced to abandon an emergency cabinet meeting on Monday to approve a Brexit deal after fresh opposition from her ministers, according to reports.
PM under pressure as leading Brexiters and Tory remainers come out against proposals