EU leaders offer Brexit delay until October 31: reports

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Members of the EU offered UK Prime Minister Theresa May to extend the Brexit deadline to October 31, with a review that would take place in June, diplomatic sources said.

European Council President Donald Tusk had proposed an extension of up to one year, but others — including French President Emmanuel Macron — had feared it could lead to the UK meddling in EU affairs months before leaving.

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(Photo of the April 10 European Council Article 50 format meeting: EC Audiovisual Service)

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