The European Union has granted the UK a three-month Brexit ‘flextension,’ with the new deadline now moved to January 31, according to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk.
Tusk made the announcement via social media, confirming that the EU27 leaders had agreed to the UK’s request, with the decision expected to be “formalized through a written procedure” later.
The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK's request for a #Brexit flextension until 31 January 2020. The decision is expected to be formalised through a written procedure.
— Donald Tusk (@eucopresident) October 28, 2019