The Prime Minister reportedly asked senior ministers in her "Brexit war cabinet" on Thursday to agree to a proposal to keep Britain inside a customs union with the EU, if she fails to agree any alternative arrangements before the end of the two year Brexit transition period.
The revolt from May's coalition allies from Northern Ireland's small Democratic Unionist Party revolved around a separate idea it feels would threaten the integrity of the UK.
"What we can not do is see the United Kingdom locked in via the backdoor to a customs union arrangement which would leave us in an indefinite limbo - that would not be leaving the EU", he said on Friday.
Sky News understands work to prepare for such a scenario is already under way, while Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has said he is confident Britain would be able to negotiate such agreements with the likes of France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Günther Oettinger, the German European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, also claimed a Brexit deal was much closer after reports suggested the UK's Prime Minister is ready to give the EU massive new concessions.
Numerous problems are now being solved on a step by step basis "but there are, of course" several big issues which we really need to get to grips with, ' the prime minister said.
Britain warned on Friday that leaving the European Union without a deal would mean drugmakers needing to stockpile experimental treatments in case of border delays.
Leading Conservative Brexiteer Steve Baker responded that any backstop which went beyond a simple free trade agreement amounted to "effectively committing the United Kingdom to membership of the single market and customs union".
Gym offering free five-day pass for World Mental Health Day
England, one in three employees in the United Kingdom have been formally diagnosed with a mental health condition at some point. On World Mental Health Day , actress Deepika Padukone urged her fans to share their stories of battling mental illnesses.
Meanwhile, Chancellor Philip Hammond became the first senior Government figure to suggest that the backstop - created to keep the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic open in the case that no broader EU/UK trade deal is finalised - will "probably" have to come into effect for a period.
May hopes British negotiators can strike a deal over the weekend, which she can discuss with the cabinet on Tuesday.
He said: "The DUP represents a minority of people in Northern Ireland".
"The prime minister is doing an exceptional job and everybody is behind her", he told reporters.
He told BBC's Newsnight: 'Political resignations are part of the landscape'.
A Number 10 source said that the Government's position had not changed and "big issues" had yet to be ironed out.
The Blue Wave is targeting a "Dirty Dozen" of Conservatives, including an "an epic constituency-wide maildrop in Folkestone" - the seat of Damian Collins, the chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee who has clashed with Mr Banks.
Mr Collins said: 'He can send as many letters as he likes, I won't stop doing my job'. 'There would appear to be progress, but sometimes the devil is in the details, ' she said.
The roar of the winds, he said, sounded like a jet engine. "We thought the windows were going to break at any time", Beu said. Michael was about 350 miles wide, according to the National Hurricane Center or nearly as wide as the state of New Mexico.
The story involves a Peruvian man using Google Street View to research the best route for reaching a bridge in capital city Lima. They include people dressed as pigeons, an escaped convict, a couple having sex by their auto and a woman giving birth.
She is now one of 38 children to develop partial paralysis from acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 16 USA states so far this year. A disease that causes partial paralysis in children has impacted nine people in IL , the Department of Health announced.
A firefighter also was killed when hit by a truck as he was trying to help an accident victim, the Washington Post reported. FEMA crews have used heavy equipment, sniffer dogs, drone aircraft and global positioning satellites in their search.
One of the reasons why WhatsApp is widely loved is because the company consistently updates the software with cool new features . The problem can take place when a user accepts a video call on WhatsApp from a malicious peer, notes the report on ZDNet .
We might just see an official teaser from Blizzard on Diablo 4 , or atleast find out what " Diablo Reign of Terror " actually is. The reign of terror we're talking about was always about Diablo himself, and the chaos he created throughout the series of games.
Epic Games has just introduced a new way to earn the coveted Ghost Portal back bling in Fortnite , and it's quicker than ever. Then, players who completed the back bling challenge will automatically receive their reward early next week.
Its first stage will be powered by seven BE-4 engines that are also being designed and manufactured by Blue Origin . The award to United Launch Alliance will be for development of the Vulcan Centaur Launch System.
The outdoor wearable is available now for $299.99 and comes in Graphite (Black), Tundra (White), and Flame Red color options. Hiking, running, biking, swimming, kayaking and skiing are among the activities supported by the watch.
Clinton: Civility starts by electing Democrats
Clinton, meanwhile, has been striking a more partisan tone, blaming Republicans for the chaos that has engulfed American politics. Former Attorney General Eric Holder also said civility was off the table in our current political climate.
Human West Nile Virus case reported in Tolono
West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito which has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird. The individual in question had been hospitalized since September, according to the county Department of Public Health.
Djokovic to face Zverev in Shanghai semi-finals
The top four players in the world - Nadal, Federer , Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro - had already qualified for London. Zverev won his only encounter against Djokovic, in the 2017 Rome final.
Court sentences 17 to death over church attacks
Authorities say a crackdown on dissent and freedoms is directed at terrorists and saboteurs trying to undermine the state. Amnesty International criticized the ruling and urged Egypt to give the suspects a "fair trial" in a civilian court.
Spidey Gets a New Suit in New Spider-Man
Of course, this isn't the only new suit that Peter will be wearing for his next adventure. His symbol on the front also contains some white in it, helping it stand out.
Command & Conquer Remasters Are Being Considered By EA
And as a fan of C&C for over 20 years, I couldn't agree more", wrote Vessella, who worked on Red Alert 3 , and Tiberium Wars. Thus EA has something already in the pipeline to mark the upcoming 25th Year Anniversary of the C&C games.