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Brexit: Theresa May 'determined' to leave EU in March

Theresa May has said she is "determined" to deliver Brexit on time, ahead of talks on the Irish backstop. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, the prime minister said she would return to Brussels with a "fresh mandate, new ideas and a renewed determination".MPs have voted to seek an "alternative arrangement" to guarantee the Northern Ireland border stays open after Brexit.But the Irish deputy prime minister has said "there are no credible alternative arrangements" to the proposal.Writing in the Sunday Times, Simon Coveney said: "The EU will not renegotiate the withdrawal agreement and there will be no withdrawal agreement without the backstop."'Critical legislation'Mr Coveney said the backstop was required to "ensure the protection of ...