The UK's opposition Labour party have said they will adopt a stance on their support for a second Brexit referendum by conducting a vote amongst members, after a late-night meeting on Sunday evening (23 September).
In a departure from his party leader, Labour's London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another vote on Britain's European Union membership, saying the prime minister's handling of Brexit negotiations had become "mired in confusion and deadlock."
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal wraps "a suicide vest around the British constitution" and hands the detonator to the European Union, former foreign minister Boris Johnson said in comments that drew strong criticism.
The British pound has fallen significantly against the euro, amid fears that the progress of the Brexit talks is stalling and may result in an unstable future for the UK.
Former foreign secretary and Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson penned a renewed attack on Britain's government Monday, writing in the Daily Telegraph that the UK has "gone into battle with the white flag fluttering over our leading tank."
Britain's exit from the EU could tempt Scots to vote to sever ties with the United Kingdom in a second independence referendum, an opinion poll showed on Sunday (2 September).
A deal on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union is "within reach" and will hopefully be announced by the European Council summit on 18 October, UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Friday (31 August).