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Week from hell: How Theresa May's Panorama positivity turned to humiliation in Salzburg

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THERESA MAY began the week like a woman on the cusp of triumph.

Since Parliament's return at the beginning of September, the narrative had been that her Chequers compromise was dead and that the hardline Brexiteers had won. That culminated in open plotting by members of the European Research Group and wild claims that the Prime Minister would face a leadership challenge within days.

Then, as quickly as they had filled, the sails of the Eurosceptics emptied. Their failure to produce a...