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Ambushed May lets EU citizens stay as 'no-deal' looms large

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

EU CITIZENS have the right to stay in Britain even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, Theresa May said yesterday, in a demonstration of how seriously the Government is taking the prospect of talks breaking down.

In a surprise statement in Downing Street after she was ambushed by EU leaders in Salzburg on Thursday, the Prime Minister refused to row back from her Chequers plan despite being warned it "will not work".

She also reiterated her compromise "third option" for the Northe...