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theresa may under pressure to break brexit talks impasse

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theresa may under pressure to break brexit talks impasse

image copyrightgetty imagestheresa may is under increasing pressure from all sides to break the impasse in the brexit talks.the dup says there is "work to be done" if it is to agree to plans for the future of the border with ireland.irish pm leo varadkar said he was willing to consider new proposals and suggested the uk might put something forward later.ambassadors of the 27 eu member states are understood to be "waiting for something from london".on monday, northern ireland's democratic unionist party - whose support the pm needs to win key votes at westminster - objected to draft plans drawn up by the uk and the eu.the dup said the proposals, which aimed to avoid a "hard border" by aligning regulations on both sides of the border between northern ireland and the republic of ireland, were not acceptable.the party has said it will not accept any agreement in which northern ireland is treated differently from the rest of the uk.the dup's deputy leader nigel dodds said the irish government, which has said it wants firm guarantees that a hard border can be avoided, was playing a "dangerous game" with its own economy.at a press conference with his dutch counterpart on wednesday, mr varadkar said: "having consulted with people in london, she (theresa may) wants to come back to us with some text tonight or tomorrow... i expressed my willingness to consider that."the bbc's adam fleming said that following an update from chief eu negotiator michel barnier on wednesday, e...