EU nations agree to Brexit extension until January 31


European Council President Donald Tusk has announced the EU27 will accept London's request for a Brexit extension until 31 January 2020.

"The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK's request for a 'Brexit flextension' until 31 January 2020," Tusk said in a tweet.

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Tusk also said the decision is expected to be formalised through a written procedure, which means EU leaders will not have to meet in person to formalise it.

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