BRUSSELS (AP) Just two days away from a potentially calamitous no-deal Brexit, European Union leaders opened talks today to discuss granting the United Kingdom a new delay possibly of up to a year to its departure from the bloc.
Its likely to be a rough day for British Prime Minister Theresa May as she pleads for a second extension until June 30, to prevent Britains scheduled departure from the EU this Friday.
European Council President Donald Tusk has suggested an even longer delay of up to a year, with conditions attached to ensure Britain does not stymie EU decision-making if it remains a member.
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