Brexit extension agreed but question now is if it’s long enough for UK to change approach

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 British prime minister Theresa May speaks at a press conference after a special EU summit on Brexit at the European Council in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

British prime minister Theresa May speaks at a press conference after a special EU summit on Brexit at the European Council in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Good morning, although anyone who stayed up for the conclusions of the summit in Brussels has probably yet to draw the curtains.

At the emergency Brexit summit, the EU27 offered British prime minister Theresa May an extension of the article 50 period until October 31st, with the proviso that Britain can leave if and when the withdrawal agreement is ratified by the House of Commons.

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