• Theresa May offers to extend the Brexit transition period by another year

    1 month ago - By Chron

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    Theresa May tells EU leaders that she would be willing to extend the Brexit transition period by another 12 months.
    The offer means the UK may not cut its ties with the EU until at least December 2021.
    May's offer is reportedly dependent on the EU dropping its demands for the Northern Ireland Brexit "backstop.
    Prominent Brexiteers condemned the offer as meaning UK may "never leave at all."
    EU leaders in Brussels agree there has not been enough progress to hold a summit in November.
    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Theresa May has told European leaders she is prepared to extend the Brexit...
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  • Theresa May told to resign after making 'outrageous' offer to extend Brexit transition for another year

    Theresa May told to resign after making 'outrageous' offer to extend Brexit transition for another year

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Theresa May faces a furious backlash from Conservative MPs after offering to extend the Brexit process by up to another year.
    Any extension would cost billions of pounds in EU fees and leave Britain under European rules for almost six years after the referendum result.
    Conservative MPs call on May to abandon her plans and make way for a new leader.
    The prime minister tells the BBC the extension would only be a "matter of months" and insists she hopes it won't be needed.
    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Theresa May is suffering a major backlash from all wings of her party after telling EU leaders she...
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