UK to ask EU for more time to break Brexit logjam

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said the United Kingdom would seek a further short extension from the European Union to try and break the parliamentary logjam over Brexit. After a marathon seven-hour-long Cabinet meeting at Downing Street, May issued a statement to indicate the government’s next steps a day after the House of […]


E.U. says it needs a Brexit ‘yes’ from U.K. parliament

The European Union’s executive said on March 28 that if Britain fails to ratify its divorce agreement this week, Brexit will only postponed until April 12 by which time London must inform the bloc of its plans. European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas was commenting on indicative votes in the U.K. parliament that produced no clear […]


European Union offers UK more time to leave the bloc

If the twice-rejected deal is thrown out again, the bloc says Britain has until April 12 to “indicate a way forward.” Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the UK more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not […]


Short Brexit delay possible only if U.K. Parliament backs deal: EU

Warns extension beyond May 23 will pose institutional difficulties, legal uncertainty Britain’s political crisis continued to unfold on Wednesday as European Council President Donald Tusk said that a “short extension” to Article 50 would be conditional on a “positive vote in the House of Commons.” The length of that conditional extension is yet to be […]