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Source: DW

Donald Tusk welcomes push for Brexit extension, with a key condition

Thursday 16:21 GMT

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said on Wednesday an extension of the Article 50 process is possible if the UK votes to approve the twice-rejected Brexit deal.

It will be conditional on a positive on the Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons," Tusk said in a press conference. "Although Brexit fatigue is increasingly visible and justified we can not give up seeking, until the very last moment, a positive solution.

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Source: The Guradian

Macron: UK heading for no-deal Brexit if MPs reject May's plan

Friday 15:25 GMT

Emmanuel Macron has warned that Britain is heading for a no-deal Brexit unless the House of Commons ratifies the withdrawal agreement negotiated with Brussels.

The stark choice for MPs was laid out by the French president shortly before the 27 EU heads of state and government listen to an appeal by Theresa May for a three-month Brexit delay. Emmanuel Macron has warned that Britain is heading for a no-deal Brexit unless the House of Commons ratifies the withdrawal agreement negotiated with Brussels.

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Source: DW

EU offers UK Brexit extension options, initially to April 12

Today 08:04 GMT

After MPs voted to delay Brexit, EU leaders gave May two options: delay Brexit until May 22 if MPs vote for the withdrawal deal or delay it until April 12 if they vote against the deal.

Critical extension: The new offer will grant May critically needed time to push her twice-rejected deal through parliament and avoid a hard Brexit. The offer could also keep alive the remainers' dreams of staying in the EU as well help scare Brexiteers into accepting the deal to avoid such a scenario.

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Source: Common Domain

Brexit Brief: Europe throws Theresa May, and the U.K., a lifeline

Today 08:04 GMT

European Union leaders have given U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May until April 12 to find a new way forward for Brexit if her withdrawal agreement is rejected again by parliament next week, removing the threat of an imminent, chaotic exit for Britain on March 29.

In the event that the deal does go ahead and is rejected again and the prime minister cannot present an alternative Brexit plan before April 12, the U.K. will be forced to choose between a no-deal Brexit and a longer extension, which in turn would mean the U.K. must participate in European parliamentary elections.

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Source: Global News

EU leaders set Brexit deadlines after losing confidence in Theresa May’s plan

Today 18:08 GMT

Isolated at home and abroad, British Prime Minister Theresa May was labouring against the odds Friday to win backers in Parliament for her unloved Brexit deal — to a timetable dictated by the European Union.

WATCH: The fate of Brexit is in the hands of our British friends, Donald Tusk says. At marathon late night talks in Brussels, they rejected May’s request to extend the Brexit deadline from March 29 until June 30.


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