https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/15/boris-johnson-close-to-brexit-deal-after-border-concessionsBoris Johnson 'on brink of Brexit deal' after border concessions
Negotiators understood to have agreed in principle to customs border down Irish Sea
Basically this.I still expect any deal that is brokered will fail to get past the Commons' vote.
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/17/how-is-boris-johnson-brexit-deal-different-from-theresa-mayOk, so how different is BoJo's deal from Mayhem's so called "surrender deal" that was rejected in Parliament three times?
Brexit extension still possible, Saturday should be mentalLooks like it's all over bar the shouting. There will be a certain amount of bluff and bluster on this one but I can't see any way this won't now go through.
Brexit 'super Saturday': your guide to the big day
Tony Blair Institute
Tony Blair: This deal doesn’t end the Brexit saga, which will define our country for generations. You don’t take a decision of destiny through a spasm of impatience. Parliament should vote this deal down, get an extension & then the British people should take the final decision.
https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/politics-explained/brexit-news-latest-letwin-amendment-explained-delay-extension-deal-a9162786.htmlHow a last-ditch amendment derailed Johnson’s Brexit plans – and what happens now
The amendment passed by the House of Commons today activates a legal requirement for Boris Johnson to ask Brussels for an extension to the Brexit process, meaning he risks missing his target of taking the UK out of the EU by 31 October.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-boris-johnson-extension-eu-letter-john-bercow-deal-vote-a9163081.htmlBrexit: Speaker John Bercow 'is ready to sign letter' asking for extension if asked by courts or parliament
Boris Johnson facing court action on Monday if he fails to delay Brexit beyond 31 October
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/19/eu-will-grant-brexit-extension-if-johnson-sends-letter-says-brusselsBoris Johnson has confirmed he will seek Brexit delay, says Brussels
Donald Tusk says he is ‘waiting for letter’ that PM promised in phone call after Commons vote
Under the terms of the so-called Benn Act, passed last month by MPs, he has until 2300 BST on Saturday to send it.
Yesplease.Not really. He sent the letter unsigned with another letter which says "hey, kids, granting an extension isn't a very good idea, mmkay?"
Which EU leaders will have the sense to ignore. They know there is a strong chance now of legislation for a second referendum which puts the choice back to the British public which may mean the UK could remain. As long as there is even a 1% chance that could happen the EU27 will do what they can to facilitate that.