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EU plays for time as Johnson spars with UK parliament on Brexit

10:44am EDT

BRUSSELS The European Union will play for time rather than rush to decide on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's reluctant request to delay Brexit again, diplomats with the bloc said after a 15-minute meeting on Sunday. | Video

UPDATE 2-EU plays for time as Johnson spars with UK parliament on Brexit

10:40am EDT

* For now, EU lets UK political drama to play out (Adds more comments from EU capitals)

EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension

Oct 19 2019

BRUSSELS European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a new divorce deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct. 31.

EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension if asked

Oct 19 2019

BRUSSELS European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct. 31.

Johnson agrees Brexit deal, but must now win over parliament

Oct 18 2019

BRUSSELS European Union leaders unanimously backed a new Brexit deal with Britain on Thursday, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a battle to secure the UK parliament's backing for the agreement if he is to take Britain out of Europe on Oct. 31. | Video

Brexit deal at hand in Brussels, Johnson struggles to win support at home

Oct 17 2019

BRUSSELS/WARSAW Britain and the European Union were on the verge of a last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday but Prime Minister Boris Johnson still has work to do at home to ensure his government and factious parliament approve the plan. | Video

Brexit-Kompromiss steht - Aber Zustimmung unsicher

Oct 17 2019

- von Andreas Rinke und Gabriela Baczynska und Elizabeth Piper

Brexit scramble looms over fraught EU summit, Merkel says deal possible

Oct 17 2019

BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a deal on Britain's exit from the EU was still possible as EU leaders headed to Brussels on Thursday for a two-day summit dominated by last-gasp negotiations.

Brexit up in the air at EU summit as N.Irish DUP baulks at deal

Oct 17 2019

BRUSSELS Prime Minister Boris Johnson's last-ditch attempt to clinch a Brexit deal was thrown into disarray hours before a European Union summit on Thursday when the Northern Irish party he needs to help ratify any agreement refused to support it.

Irish PM says Brexit issues remain, EU sources report 'standstill'

Oct 16 2019

BRUSSELS/DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday that last-ditch talks between the European Union and Britain had so far failed to resolve issues standing in the way of an amicable Brexit, with EU sources reporting a "standstill".

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