The EU Has Set Britain A Deadline Of April 12 If MPs Don't Back May's Brexit Deal

Article 50 can be extended until May 22 but only if MPs approve the deal. If they don't, the UK has until April 12 to come up with a plan or crash out without a deal.

Alberto Nardelli • 4 days ago

Donald Tusk Has Said A Short Brexit Delay Can Only Happen If Parliament Backs May's Deal

A leaked European Commission memo seen by BuzzFeed News also cast doubts on May's plan for an Article 50 extension until June 30.

Alex Wickham • 5 days ago

Theresa May Will Ask The EU To Delay Brexit After MPs Voted To Support An Extension

Brexit will be delayed until June 30 if MPs can agree a deal by the end of March, or potentially for much longer if they can't.

Alex Spence • 11 days ago

Theresa May Says Brexit Will Be Delayed After MPs Voted To Reject No-Deal Under Any Circumstances

The prime minister suffered two more humiliating defeats in the House of Commons, but no-deal remains the legal default option until Parliament backs an alternative.

Alex Wickham • 12 days ago

The EU Is Telling European Leaders There Are Only Three Reasons They Should Allow Brexit To Be Delayed

BuzzFeed News has seen a memo laying out the thinking at the highest level of the European Commission, and interviewed multiple officials and diplomats about extending Article 50.

Alberto Nardelli • 12 days ago

Theresa May's Brexit Deal Has Suffered A Crushing Defeat For The Second Time

MPs voted 391-242 against the prime minister's new deal, a margin of 149.

Alex Wickham • 13 days ago

The Attorney General Says There's Still A Risk The UK Could End Up Stuck In The Brexit Backstop

"The legal risk remains unchanged," Geoffrey Cox concluded in his legal advice published on Tuesday morning, just hours after Theresa May claimed to have resolved the issue.

Alex Wickham • 13 days ago

EU Officials Say Theresa May Will Lose Credibility If She Asks MPs To Vote On Ideas The EU Has Already Rejected

“[May] will lose more credibility by playing this game,” an EU27 leader told BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 14 days ago

Here Are The Two New Ideas Geoffrey Cox Presented To The EU

The UK is trying to find a “legal solution to a political problem,” according to an EU27 diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 19 days ago

Theresa May Told Donald Tusk That Brexit Might Have To Be Delayed Even If MPs Back Her Deal

The prime minister informed the European Council president last Sunday, according to an EU27 diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 24 days ago

European Officials Say The British Press Is Wrong About A Brexit Breakthrough Coming Soon

“There’s no chance of a ‘deal in the desert.’ It’s rather a ‘mirage’ or [a] ‘hallucination,’” an EU source told BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

A Longtime Friend Of Vladimir Putin’s Was Invited To Speak At An EU-Funded Conference

BuzzFeed News had earlier revealed the planned participation of Vladimir Yakunin, who is the target of US sanctions.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

A Company Whose Director Represents Joseph Mifsud Changed Its Name To “No Vichok Ltd” After The Salisbury Attack

A Novichok nerve agent was identified as being used to poison Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. One person later died as a result of the attack.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Senior European Diplomats Believe Theresa May Has Embarked On A “Buy Time” Strategy

Exclusive: A diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News reveals that senior European diplomats think the prime minister is trying to “buy time” with MPs – and the risks of a “no deal by accident” are increasing.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Donald Tusk Told Theresa May That Jeremy Corbyn's Plan Could Be "A Promising Way" Out Of The Brexit Impasse

“Tusk suggested that the Corbyn plan could be a promising way out of the impasse.”

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago
Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

British MPs Just Voted For A Brexit Solution That Has Already Been Rejected By The EU

Parliament has voted to send Theresa May back to Brussels for new talks about the hated Northern Ireland backstop. Within minutes, European leaders flatly rejected the idea.

Alex Spence • One month ago

Theresa May Has Another Big Idea To Solve The Brexit Crisis. The EU Is Unlikely To Be Impressed.

Downing Street is looking at a "sunset clause" to add an end date to the controversial Irish backstop.

Alex Wickham • 2 months ago

The EU Thinks Theresa May’s Attempts To Build Support With MPs For Her Brexit Deal Are Too Late And Will Probably Fail

A diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News also warns that extending Article 50 to delay Brexit would not be as simple as some people assume.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

Theresa May’s Brexit Deal Has Suffered The Worst Defeat In House Of Commons History

The government was defeated by 432 to 202, a margin of 230.

Alex Wickham • 2 months ago