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Britain's Theresa May asks EU for Brexit extension to June 30; EU could offer a year

Updated : April 05, 2019 03:38 PM IST

An EU official signalled that Donald Tusk, the chairman of EU leaders, could be willing to offer even longer: up to a year for Britain's feuding politicians to agree and ratify a plan.
France, however, indicated it was not yet ready to accept an extension unless the British presented a clear plan which would justify such a delay.
Her Conservative Party is deeply divided, as is the main opposition Labour Party, leading to an extraordinary series of inconclusive votes in parliament that have stretched Britain's centuries-old unwritten constitution to its limits.
Britain's Theresa May asks EU for Brexit extension to June 30; EU could offer a year
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