1. EU letter seeks to reassure UK on Irish border backstop  Financial Times
  2. EU rejects Irish backstop time limit but backs technological solution  The Guardian
  3. BREAKING: Juncker and Tusk send May eleventh hour letter ahead of crunch Brexit deal vote  Express
  4. Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk send letter of reassurance to Theresa May but admit nothing about deal can be changed  The Independent
  5. What does the week ahead hold for the Brexit debate?  The Guardian
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No 10 publishes exchange of letters between May and senior EU figures

THE European Union presidents have offered Theresa May a number of limp assurances in a bid to help the Prime Minister in her efforts to convince MPs to back her Brexit deal when they vote on it on Tuesday.

The EU has written to Theresa May to assure her MPs about the Brexit deal ahead of a crunch vote in the House of Commons – but warned that nothing about it can be changed. Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk, the presidents of the Commission and Council, said the EU wanted to do a trade deal by 2020 to make sure the agreement's controversial backstop clause would never have to

It is a crucial juncture for all sides as MPs prepare to vote on Theresa May’s deal