MAIDENHEAD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after attending a Sunday church service on February 3, 2019 in Maidenhead, England. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

EU leaders have called a crisis session to prepare an emergency package of support for Ireland. Donald Tusk, the Council president, has launched another angry attack on the U.K., while insisting there is still time to postpone Brexit.

The markets are in turmoil, protests outside the U.K. parliament are turning nasty and Buckingham Palace is on the phone demanding to know what is happening.

Inside her study in No. 10, May sits alone, a glass of Penderyn whisky untouched on her desk. She knows she cannot delay the decision any longer: hunker down for no-deal or accept defeat and return to Brussels requesting a delay?

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