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The UK PM Theresa May’s spokesman was out with some comments on the cabinet meeting, saying that options for the mechanism to end Northern Ireland backstop were discussed, though didn’t share any details.

Key quotes:

   “¢   May told cabinet a number of difficult issues remain but was confident of reaching a deal.
   “¢   Britain’s aim is for a deal as soon as possible but not at any cost.
   “¢   Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed.
   “¢   Northern Ireland is by far the main issue outstanding.
   “¢   Still, the case that the UK can’t accept a Northern Ireland-specific backstop in withdrawal agreement.
   “¢   Still, the case the PM has no intention of extending Article 50.