The move has fuelled accusations on social media from Labour MPs and journalists, amongst others, that the May government was "afraid of their own MPs" and 'seeking to function'.
May now faces rebellion from the pro-EU flank of her Conservative party, who are outraged by her caving in to these harder Brexiteer demands.
But Labour MP Stephen Kinnock accused the PM of "capitulating" and said the Chequers deal was now "dead in the water".
Plus Andrew Griffiths, a key ally and former chief of staff for Theresa May resigned this weekend over inappropriate sexual texts to constituents, making 10 government resignations in just 8 days.
It gives the government the power to build new trade relationships around the world after the United Kingdom leaves the EU, and MPs who support staying in the EU's customs union are seeking to change its wording.
On Monday night Brexiteers narrowly defeated Tory rebels by just three votes on two amendments.
"[But] they are wondering if the prime minister - or anyone who could or might take over from her - would even have the political strength to get a deal agreed here in Brussels, then passed by parliament back home".
If Mrs May holds on as leader and manages to rally her troops behind the Brexit plan agreed by the Cabinet at Chequers, she still faces the tough challenge of winning the European Union over to her proposals.
Brexiteers had set up a WhatsApp group to co-ordinate voting tactics, organised by ex-Brexit minister Steve Baker, who quit over the Chequers plan.
Liverpool FC sign Xherdan Shaqiri on five year contract
Liverpool have signed Swiss worldwide Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City , the English Premier League giants announced Friday. Liverpool on the other hand, needed a profile to boost their attack. "It's good that they can come".
Former global development secretary Priti Patel, who is proposing one of four amendments to the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, told BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour the white paper had "many flaws around our independence and our ability to make free trade agreements".
Tory MP and Remainer Heidi Allen said she wished the prime minister had "faced down the amendments".
"The Tory government is riding roughshod over the Scottish Parliament's voice on Brexit".
The ex-foreign secretary used a Daily Telegraph column to ominously say "I will resist - for now - the temptation to bang on about Brexit".
Meanwhile the Electoral Commission announced it was fining Vote Leave, the official pro-Brexit campaign in the 2016 referendum, for breaching spending limits and refusing to cooperate with its investigation.
She insisted it would allow Britain to control migration, end the jurisdiction of European Union courts and forge its own trade policy - despite US President Donald Trump saying it could "kill" a US-UK trade deal. I think it was a genuine clever attempt at a compromise that could work.
Mrs May faced a potential revolt on the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, often referred to as the Customs Bill.
"Parliament is now stalemated on a way forward on Brexit, if it's the prime minister's deal it will be voted down, if it's a proposal for no deal that will be voted down, all parliament can do is block a route forward".
The most expensive film ever in Chinese cinema has been pulled from theatres after bombing at the box office. Yet the film garnered a rotten 3.1 rating on Douban, China's most influential user review platform.
Apportant ainsi son soutien indéfectible aux Bleus. "On est partis de loin, ça n'a pas toujours été simple". Dimanche, le président a tenu à être présent à Moscou afin d'assister à la finale de la Coupe du Monde .
Scientists can also use this seismic data to construct an image of what the Earth's interior might look like. Parts of Earth's mantle may be up to two percent diamond by composition, far more than previously suspected.
Sinclair had boosted President Trump before the 2016 election, lending it credibility within the administration . But some of those sales would still leave Sinclair with a degree of control over the stations' operations.
Part of the actor's income came from the sale of the tequila company he co-founded - Casamigos to Diageo. Football players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo also earned more than US$100 million, Forbes said.
Croatia greeted by 500,000 fans in return home after World Cup
The Didier Deschamps managed side secured an exhilarating 4-2 victory over Croatia, prompting an outpouring of joy across France . While, in Russian Federation , the 40-year-old president was spotted jumping for joy and pumping his first with each goal.
Amazon Prime Day 2018
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Japan, EU sign free trade pact amid worries about Trump
Japanese consumers have historically coveted European products, and a drop in prices is likely to boost spending. Juncker said the deal sent a message that "trade is about more than tariffs and barriers, it is about values".
Trump arrives in Finland for closely watched Putin summit
CBS News's Jeff Glor interviewed Trump at his golf resort in Scotland just ahead of the president's summit in Finland with Putin. Mueller III , who indicted a dozen Russian military officers for their efforts to interfere in the 2016 USA election.