The European Union will grant Prime Minister Theresa May a second delay to Brexit at an emergency summit on Wednesday but leaders will debate a longer extension with conditions to prevent any future British leader jeopardising the bloc.
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2019 and warned growth could slow further due to trade tensions and a potentially disorderly British exit from the European Union.
British Prime Minister Theresa May asked EU leaders on Friday to delay Brexit until June 30 to give her time to strike a compromise with the opposition.
Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday press ahead with her bid for a Brexit “compromise” with the opposition despite a backlash from her own party, as she attempts to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union this week.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will head to Brussels on Wednesday to meet leaders of the other 27 EU member states in the hope of winning a second delay to Britain’s departure date.