The European Union and the U.K. have agreed to a new Brexit deadline of Oct. 31, BBC News reports. The move was done to delay a potential "no-deal" Brexit, as the original deadline of April 12 approached. As part of the deal, the U.K. "must hold the elections to the European Parliament" this May, or else it will leave the EU without a deal June 1. "The course of action will be entirely in the UK's hands," European Council President Donald Tusk said. "They can still ratify the withdrawal agreement, in which case the extension can be terminated. ... This extension is as flexible as I expected, and a little bit shorter than I expected, but it's still enough to find the best possible solution." Editor's Note: The IAPP has created a "no-deal" Brexit infographic found in the Resource Center.
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