Brexit news: Leo Varadkar will meet Macron this week (Image: GETTY )
The Irish Prime Minister is to hold discussions with the political heavyweights this week as the chance of no deal Brexit edges closer. The German chancellor is expected to demand a plan to protect Ireland’s border if the UK leaves the EU without a deal during talks with Mr Varadkar on Thursday in Dublin. This will come after Mr Varadkar has met Mr Macron in Paris on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to contain rising tensions with her Cabinet as the clock counts down to the latest EU deadline on April 12.
MPs will tonight wrest control of the Brexit process for a second day in order to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that could break the parliamentary deadlock over Mrs May's proposed deal.
The first phase of so-called indicative votes held on March 27 did not show majority support for any options, but backbenchers hope a second round, could see parliament coalesce behind