Here’s how Twitter reacted to a mammoth day in the world of Brexit

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As far as Brexit goes, Thursday November 15 will go down as one of the most eventful in the history of Britain’s attempts to leave the European Union.

From ministerial resignations to comparisons with England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott, Twitter has been abuzz with chat about the day’s events.

The morning after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her Cabinet had agreed the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement, Dominac Raab announced he was resigning as Brexit Secretary, tweeting: “I cannot in good conscience support the terms proposed for our deal with the EU.”

Comedian Shappi Khorsandi offered to take Mr Raab’s place.

Meanwhile this journalist drew comparison to the Harry Potter books.

And comedian Ian Stone suggested everybody should get a go at Mr Raab’s job.

In fact, with other ministers resigning too, it was difficult to keep up with who was doing what, and where.

May was then faced with a trip to the House of Commons to make a statement, saying that the draft treaty agreed by Cabinet on Wednesday was not a final agreement, but brings the UK “close to a Brexit deal”.

Not everyone was convinced…

… although the Prime Minister continued unabated.

And while much of the morning’s talk surrounded those who had stepped down, some were more interested in whether Mrs May herself would resign.

Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg submitted a letter of no-confidence in Mrs May, another blow in a bruising day for her premiership.

Some, including former deputy prime minister John Prescott, pondered how Rees-Mogg might deliver the letter.

The Tory MP was also consistently heckled by an anti-Brexit protester while he made a statement to reporters.

After all that there was the simple matter of another news conference from the Prime Minister at Downing Street.

With rumours suggesting a resignation could be on the cards, Mrs May began her speech with: “Serving in high office is an honour and privilege,” but only went on to double down on the course she has set for Brexit.

The final question meanwhile prompted Mrs May to liken her determination to stick to her course to her cricketing hero – former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.

“What do you know about Geoffrey Boycott? Geoffrey Boycott stuck to it and he got the runs in the end,” she said.

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