Britain is due to leave the European Union in March of 2019. But the journey towards exiting the bloc has been anything but straightforward: here’s a look back at the twists and turns of the journey so far.
Prime Minister Theresa May has asked for another Brexit delay, this time until the end of June. She added that in light of the delay, the UK will prepare to hold European Parliament elections.
Donald Tusk has told EU leaders that he did not think the UK could come to an agreement by June 30. He also called for an end to short extensions, last-minute summits, and cliff edges that create more uncertainty.
European Council President Donald Tusk said that the EU should not be hasty just because of Brexit fatigue. French and German leaders have signaled that they would be unwilling to offer another deadline extension.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has until October 31 to try and save the Brexit deal. DW outlines where Germany stands on the issue. It has a vested interest in avoiding a hard Brexit but an even bigger one in a strong EU.
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