May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

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GETTY•TWITTERThe German foreign minister has claimed he would welcome the UK back to the European Union

But her vulnerability at home means that her plan to leave the EU's lucrative single market and customs union in order to impose strict limits on immigration is under intense scrutiny.

Conservative Party sources say May wants to show her government is up and running but her loss of authority in last week's election will make it harder to handle a hectic agenda - Brexit talks with the European Union, tackling a slowing economy, a political crisis in Ireland, and a devastating fire in London.

Chancellor Philip Hammond said Britain should prioritise jobs and prosperity and take a "pragmatic" approach as it begins Brexit talks next week.

Prime Minister Theresa May in March formally notified the European Union of its intention to leave, starting a two-year timetable for negotiating the exit.

"If the Government cannot even secure a deal with the DUP, how on earth can they get a deal with the EU?"

The report cited unnamed sources, and the finance ministry declined to comment. Once done, however, Brexit would be hard to reverse.

However, a deal with the DUP also risks destabilising Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists.

Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said the prospect of a British agreement with the DUP was causing anxiety and fear.

"There is an irony to being lectured about our role in terms of the national government of the United Kingdom when Sinn Féin wants to be in government here in the Republic of Ireland".

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Theresa May, the Prime Minister, wants Britain to leave both.

Her spokesman said Britain would not change its stance on Brexit, though May told her lawmakers she would seek a broader consensus in the party on her approach.

Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: "The Conservatives can not go from weak and wobbly to business as usual in three days".

The EU has insisted that this sequence involve sorting out Britain's departure and urgent issues like the rights of citizens affected by Brexit before the shape of future ties or trade are discussed.

The Conservatives are yet to agree a deal with the DUP, a week after the general election stripped May of her parliamentary majority.

The performance of the British economy could also influence perceptions of Brexit.

While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies.

The veteran conservative predicted that Britain would regret its departure from the bloc at some point in the future.

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