| 17.2°C Dublin

European leaders agree 'flextension', missing October 31 Brexit deadline


Britain will remain in the European Union until next year unless Parliament ratifies Boris Johnson's Brexit deal sooner, the remaining member states have agreed. Following a meeting of ambassadors, European Council president Donald Tusk said the EU 27 would accept the UK's request for a Brexit "flextension" until January 31.

READ MORE: EU agrees to accept UK request for Brexit 'flextension' until January 31

Most Watched Videos

Privacy