Brexit negotiations begin despite Theresa May facing growing revolt over 'Hard Brexit' plans
- Brexit negotiations begin on Monday morning.
- Brexit secretary David Davis will meet with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels.
- Leading business groups call on prime minister Theresa May to drop "Hard Brexit" plans.
- Poll finds majority support for a softer Brexit.
- The Chancellor says no deal would be "very, very, bad" for Britain.
- PM has yet to secure a hung parliament deal with the DUP.
- Cabinet in "civil war" over May's Brexit plans.
- May faces possible leadership challenge as poll puts Labour three points ahead.
- Davis says negotiations begin with "positive and constructive tone"
Hammond attacks May
Labour ahead in new poll
- Labour: 44% (+4)*
- Conservatives: 41% (-1)
- Liberal Democrats 6% (n/c)
- UKIP 2% (-1)