# Brexit extension

Boris Johnson (l), Prime Minister of Great Britain, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, address the opening sessions of the Summit of EU Heads of State and Government.
Boris Johnson (l), Prime Minister of Gre […]

EU extends Brexit deadline ahead of parliamentary vote on poll date

EU member states have agreed to grant Britain a three-month delay on its departure from the European Union called "flextension", with the possibility of exiting earlier than January 31 if the withdrawal agreement is ratified.
President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker (R), meets with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a working lunch at Le Bouquet Garni restaurant.
President of the European Commission, Je […]

Johnson and Juncker hold Brexit lunch amid backstop impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday for the first time since taking office, as efforts to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31 show little sign of progress.
President of the European Council Donald Tusk (R) pictured with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite (L) in Brussels on April 10, 2019 before a bilateral meeting ahead of an EU summit over Brexit crisis. Photo: Aris Oikonomou / AFP
President of the European Council Donald […]

EU leaders meet to decide another Brexit delay

European leaders gathered in Brussels on Wednesday to decide how long a Brexit delay to grant British Prime Minister Theresa May -- and under what conditions.
May is to meet Macron and Merkel on Tuesday to discuss Brexit process. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/dpa/archive
May is to meet Macron and Merkel on Tues […]

Britain’s May to discuss Brexit with Merkel, Macron on Tuesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May is flying to Berlin and Paris to meet up with both, the German Chancellor and the French President for discussing the current Brexit situation and the United Kingdom's future relationship with the European Union.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) and EU Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier speak during a debate on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at the European Parliament in Brussels on April 3, 2019. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand / AFP
European Commission President Jean-Claud […]

Brussels increasingly wary of long Brexit delay

EU leaders still want to avoid the chaos of a "no deal" Brexit, but concern is rising that giving Britain a long delay poses risks of its own and would solve little.