Mr Barnier suggested a "technical extension" of up to two months may be needed.
Other senior Tories say that while May still faces an uphill struggle to win over numerous most hardline Tory opponents of her deal - and the 10 Ulster Unionists - many others who helped inflict the 230-vote defeat in January are now looking for ways to back down and support it.
Graham Stringer, a Labour MP whose constituency benefits from this fund, said the fund amounted to "a fraction of what [the prime minister] is going to give to the European Union for goodness knows what."The Telegraph reported him as saying, "I will [only] shift it because of what is good for my country".
The prime minister is expected to put her Brexit deal before parliament for a second time by March 12 and will need the support of some Labour MPs to deliver it in the face of stern opposition from many Conservative backbenchers. Britain wants reassurances the mechanism will be temporary.
I believe this country would be better off staying in the European Union, but Leave won.
To her credit, the Prime Minister said from the outset that lowering these standards were not her ambition; but even if we were to trust this, the cast of hundreds lining up to replace her might not be so honourable.
"This is not the case".
The guarantees in question could come as an adjunct to the Withdrawal Agreement in the form of an "interpretive document", he said.
But majority continue to press for a time limit or exit clause to the backstop. I don't want to overstate them because I still think there's a lot of work to do, but I think they do understand that we are being honest.
Bombshell Documentary Premieres Detailing Michael Jackson's Alleged Abuse Of Two Young Boys
Leaving Neverland will air on Channel 10 Friday, March 8 at 9pm and Saturday, March 9 at 9:30pm. With King, the men discussed previously denying they had been molested by Jackson in the past.
Search for missing girls in California stretches into third day
The Humboldt County Sheriff's office is searching for two girls, age 8 and 5, who they believed walked away from their home. Friday outside their home in Benbow, a small community about 200 miles (320 kilometers) northwest of Sacramento.
Tornado warning issued for Columbia and Lexington County by National Weather Service
While the sheriff referred to a single storm, some USA media outlets reported that multiple twisters had hit the county. Much of Lexington County and Columbia were placed under a tornado warning Sunday night by the National Weather Service.
I feared that Brexit, and the bonfire of rules and regulations that follows, might be seen by the Conservative government as an opportunity to scrap the hard-won rights of workers in this country.
May said that, if that fails also, the government would put forward a motion on March 14 "on whether parliament wants to seek a short limited extension to Article 50" - referring to the trigger mechanism by which Britain would leave the European Union.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Welsh counterpart Mark Drakeford spoke out after politicians in Edinburgh and Cardiff took a "united and historic step" to vote against both Mrs May's withdrawal deal and the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.
After tonight's votes in parliament, we'll continue to push for a close economic relationship based on our credible alternative plan or a General Election.
The delayed voting also will leave to the MPs just the options of a bad deal and a no- deal to choose from.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss warned on Friday that a new Brexit referendum would provoke a "massive crisis".
Security could also be undermined, he added: "The planning assumptions include the possibility that, in some scenarios, a no-deal exit could result in additional challenges for the police if the approach appeared to be unfair or unreasonable for some of those most affected".
Earlier, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said the government still wanted "to leave at the end of this month and it depends how quickly we can get a deal through".