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The prime minister also appealed to voters directly with an article in The Sun tabloid, saying "the very last stages of the talks are going to be the hardest of all".
EU negotiator Michel Barnier raised the idea as a way of breaking the deadlock on how to keep Britain's border with Ireland open after Brexit, the key issue holding up the divorce talks.
May and business minister Greg Clark met Ratan Tata, patriarch of the Tata family, a few weeks ago as its car brand Jaguar Land Rover warns about the effect of Brexit and diesel policy.
In her statement to MPs, she said the EU had responded positively to her proposal for a time-bound UK-wide arrangement until a solution to the Irish border can be worked out.
According to spokesman Margaritis Schinas, Barnier recalled that decisive progress must be made in time for the October European Council next week and negotiations at technical level will continue.
Theresa May named Jackie Doyle-Price to the newly created post as representatives of 50 countries gathered in London Wednesday for a mental health summit.
May decided to dance up to the podium to the beats of one of the Swedish band's most enduring songs in an attempt to set a lighter tone to her much-anticipated speech.
Mixing jokes with biting one-liners that always stopped short of attacking May herself, the former foreign minister called her strategy "dangerous and unstable", as well as a "political humiliation".
Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday accused British Members of Parliament who refuse to support her Brexit strategy of playing politics with the country's future.
Barnier, a 67-year-old former French agriculture minister, has taken the lead in drawing up terms for Britain's European divorce with representatives of Prime Minister Theresa May's government.
Boris Johnson called for Britain and the EU to negotiate a free trade agreement -- dubbed "Super Canada" -- mirroring the deal the bloc signed with Ottawa in 2016.
Corbyn, who told his party conference Wednesday that a no-deal Brexit would be a "national disaster", has nevertheless said his party will vote against any accord based on Theresa May's plan.
The IEA blueprint was endorsed by top Conservative Brexiteers, who insisted a comprehensive FTA was deliverable in Brussels and in the House of Commons.
May's interview came as world leaders geared up for a week of high-stakes diplomacy at the UN General Assembly, which is set to be dominated by North Korea and Iran.
In Paris, Minister for European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau said that, while France still believed a good Brexit deal was possible, it must also prepare for a 'no deal' outcome.