The EU is not going to give another prime minister a better deal.
The prime minister survives a confidence vote but promises to stand down before the next election.
Ministers unhappy with the draft treaty to leave the EU have resigned.
Ministers support the deal, but there are doubts it can get through Parliament.
Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resign.
Every time the prime minister leans too far to one side, the other rebels.
The British prime minister is trying to go over the bureaucrats’ heads. That doesn’t usually work in Europe.
Both pragmatists, who want a “soft” Brexit, and hardliners now hold more sway over the prime minister.
Theresa May is determined to stay in power, despite losing her Conservative Party’s majority in the election.
The Conservatives will probably stay in power. Scottish independence has become less likely. Brexit will become messier.