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Summary

  1. Theresa May to publish her new Brexit plan to Parliament on 21 January
  2. Full debate and key vote on that plan on 29 January
  3. PM holding talks with MPs and urges people to "work constructively together"
  4. Jeremy Corbyn refuses to take part unless the PM rules out a no-deal Brexit
  5. Mrs May has held meetings with the Lib Dems, SNP and Plaid Cymru
  6. Government paper suggests new EU referendum would take "in excess of a year"

Live Reporting

By Paul Gribben, Dulcie Lee and Becky Morton

All times stated are UK

  1. DUP outside Number 10: PM in "listening mode"

    Northern Ireland"s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster and deputy Nigel Dodds speak to the press outside Downing street
    Image caption: DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and leader Arlene Foster leave Downing Street

    Prime Minister Theresa May is in "listening mode" and there is optimism that a Brexit deal can still be reached, the DUP has said after meeting the PM on Thursday morning.

    Party leader Arlene Foster and her deputy Nigel Dodds spoke with Mrs May, who is holding talks with parties from across parliament as she seeks to reach a consensus on Brexit.

    Mr Dodds said engagement with Mrs May had been "good" and talks would continue.

    Mrs Foster said the DUP did not want to provide a running commentary on the issue but believed the party had made a "clear ask" in relation to its concerns around the Irish border backstop.

    "She has a way through this... address the backstop in a satisfactory way," added Mr Dodds.

  2. What could the question be in any new referendum?

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Guto Bebb is one of the Conservative MPs supporting the "Right to Vote" campaign which is calling for another EU referendum.

    Asked on BBC Radio 5 Live earlier what he'd like the question to be in any new referendum, he says it would be a choice between whatever Parliament's final option is for Brexit, and to remain.

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  3. MP with claustrophobia wants changes to how politicians vote

    Scottish National Party MP Marion Fellows says she has previously received treatment for claustrophobia.

    On Tuesday night, during the Brexit vote, she describes how she had to be helped by a colleague after feeling "very uncomfortable".

    She is now "pleading" for a debate on the health and safety issues of how MPs vote.

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  4. How many days left until Brexit?

    The prime minister has said she is willing to meet MPs from all parties in order to get a Bexit deal - but how long does she actually have?

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  5. More Tory MPs arrive at Cabinet Office

    Nicky Morgan MP
    Image caption: Chair of the Treasury select committee, Nicky Morgan
    Conservative Party MP Andrew Mitchell
    Image caption: Conservative Party MP Andrew Mitchell

    Conservative MPs Nicky Morgan and Andrew Mitchell have also been seen arriving at the Cabinet Office on Thursday morning.

    Ms Morgan - who supported Remain in the EU referendum - is chair of the Treasury select committee and voted for Theresa May's Brexit deal this week.

    Mr Mitchell also voted Remain, but chose to rebel and vote against Mrs May's Brexit deal.

  6. Environment secretary wants farming 'customs arrangement'

    George Eustice
    Image caption: Environment minister George Eustice

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove wants a "customs arrangement" for farmers after Brexit, according to environment minister George Eustice.

    Mr Eustice stood in for Mr Gove - who was in Number 10 discussing Brexit - in the House of Commons on Thursday morning.

    Labour MP David Drew raised the issue, saying: "The Irish Farmers Association made it very clear to me how vital it is to get a long-term customs arrangement in place as soon as possible and they say that's shared by farmers in Northern Ireland."

    In response, Mr Eustice said Mr Gove is speaking with opposition parties "to establish a consensus so we can indeed have a customs arrangement after March".

  7. Corbyn quizzed about new referendum

    Quizzed about a new referendum, Mr Corbyn said: "The question of another referendum is on the table."

    He says Labour "are running though a sequence of events".

    The first event was to vote down Mrs May's deal, which has been done.

    The second was the motion of no confidence, which failed.

    Mr Corbyn then states he would still like a general election.

    If that fails then he says a referendum is possible but it "cannot be a re-run" of the 2016 vote.

    "There has to be a discussion about the options we put forward," he says.

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  8. Liberal Democrats arrive in Whitehall

    Tom Brake (left) and Alistair Carmichael in Whitehall
    Image caption: Lib Dems Tom Brake and Alistair Carmichael in Whitehall

    The Liberal Democrat's Brexit spokesman, Tom Brake, and the party's chief whip, Alistair Carmichael, are in Westminster.

    Both voted against Mrs May's Brexit deal on Tuesday, and then supported the motion of no-confidence in the government on Wednesday.

    Theresa May has been speaking to ministers, senior Tories and MPs from other parties this morning to determine her plan B for Brexit.

  9. Corbyn: Labour 'sensible, serious and positive' about its plan

    Mr Corbyn finishes by saying he is "sensible, serious and positive" about Labour's Brexit plan, which, he adds, he is happy to talk to Mrs May about (as long as she rules out no deal).

    Finally, he says he wants to "bring people together" and live in a country that does not rely on "food banks, on pay-day loans".

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  10. What does the DUP want from Brexit talks?

    Jayne McCormack

    BBC News NI

    The DUP insists it will not support a Brexit plan unless the Irish border backstop is time-limited or removed from the withdrawal deal

    On Wednesday, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) supported the government in a no-confidence vote.

    But just a day before, its 10 MPs voted against Theresa May's Brexit plan, which led to the biggest government defeat in modern times.

    How should we read the party's actions?

    Read more here.

  11. Corbyn: Labour could back new referendum

    Mr Corbyn says that "if the government remains intransigent", it does not call a general election or does not design a deal Labour can support, then it is time to look at other options.

    Those options, he says, include "that of a public vote".

    However, he makes clear a new referendum should be seen as a last resort.

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  12. Corbyn: May should call new general election

    Mr Corbyn has now suggested Theresa May should call a general election.

    "We have a government in name only," he says.

    "If the government had any confidence in itself, it would go back to the people for a new mandate."

    He adds that an election is the only way to "find a solution that works for the whole country".

  13. MPs leave Cabinet Office

    Conservative MPs including Owen Paterson, Theresa Villiers, David Davis, Steve Baker, Mark Francois and Iain Duncan Smith left the Cabinet Office shortly after 11 this morning.

    They declined to answer any questions from the waiting media.

    Tory MPs Owen Paterson, David Davis MP and Steve Baker
    Image caption: Tory MPs Owen Paterson, David Davis MP and Steve Baker
  14. Corbyn: 'Take no deal off the table'

    Corbyn

    Mr Corbyn continues by saying the PM's offer of talks last night were a "stunt".

    "I will say again I'm quite happy to talk - but the starting point is that the threat of a disastrous no deal outcome is taken off the table."

    He adds: "Take no deal off the table now please, prime minister."

    If she doesn't, he says, it will show "she isn't serious" about getting a Brexit deal through the Commons.

  15. Corbyn: PM 'unable to grasp what is happening'

    Corbyn

    Addressing a crowd in Hastings, Mr Corbyn begins by saying it is "really great" to be there and that Labour plans to "stop, challenge and change" the way south coast towns are run.

    On Brexit, he starts by getting the day of the debate wrong, suggesting it took place yesterday, rather than the day before.

    He goes on to describe her deal as "dead".

    "We have to realise the prime minister is completely unable to grasp what is happening," he says.

  16. Corbyn speaking to supporters in Hastings

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in Hastings, East Sussex, to give a speech to his supporters in Hastings.

    Several people attending wore red - the colour of the party. When shadow home secretary Diane Abbott arrived, she was greeted with applause and a standing ovation.

    People queue to hear Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speak at St MaryÕs in the Castle during a visit to Hastings in East Sussex.
    Image caption: People queuing to hear Mr Corbyn speak at St Mary in the Castle in Hastings
  17. Alternative ways to break the Brexit deadlock

    Queen

    Theresa May is making a last-ditch bid to save her Brexit deal over the next few days.

    The UK is still on course to leave the EU, but nobody knows whether it will be with a deal or not, or whether there will be a general election or a second referendum.

    But what about some alternative ideas that a few weeks ago seemed highly unlikely but which could, in these extraordinary times, start to look like contenders?

    You can read about those other options here...