British Prime Minister Theresa May made an unprecedented move to stall the parliamentary vote on her draft Brexit deal.
Speaking to MPs in the House of Commons on Monday, May admitted that if the vote was held today, "the deal would be rejected by a significant margin," and cited the backstop as the primary cause for concern.
May went to Europe this afternoon to engage in discussions in hopes of altering the agreement, which aims to prevent a return to a hard border between the North and South of Ireland.
But what exactly is May seeking to change in her Brexit deal and what is next?
Watch the player above as Euronews' UK Correspondent Vincent McAviney explains this and more amid a tumultuous week for the prime minister.