EU agrees “special status” to keep Britain in bloc

Cameron brokers deal in bid to avoid Brexit

19th February, 2016

European Union leaders have tonight unanimously agreed a package of measures aimed at keeping Britain in the bloc.

After an extended summit meeting, European Council President Donald Tusk confirmed the agreement on Twitter.

British Prime Minister David Cameron said he had negotiated a deal to give Britain "special status in the EU" and he would recommend it to his cabinet on Saturday.

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