Humiliated Theresa May faced European leaders who spent months hardballing her over Brexit today - as Nigel Farage revelled in his election triumph and told her the UK must leave by October 31 at the latest. She met a host of EU bigwigs including outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels today for her last summit as Conservative leader. A grim-faced PM insisted she would keep fulfilling her ‘obligations’ despite being forced to announce her departure from Downing Street last week. But Mr Farage, who is also in Brussels today for separate discussions, told reporters the next Tory leader should say the UK is leaving in October come what may, and give the EU five months to come to the table with a counter-offer. Bolstered by the trouncing the Brexit Party inflicted on the Tories and Labour, securing an extraordinary 29 MEPs, he said: ‘We give an ultimatum to Brussels rather than the other way round’. Arriving at her final summit as Tory leader Mrs May said the results were ‘deeply disappointing’ for her party and showed ‘the importance of actually delivering on Brexit’. She said: ‘I think the best way to do that is with a deal, but it will be for my… Read full this story
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