September 22, 2017 / 1:41 PM / 10 months ago

May to raise possibility of leaving EU before March 2019 - Telegraph

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will use a speech in Florence on Friday to raise the possibility of leaving the European Union before March 2019, the Telegraph newspaper reported.

British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Telegraph did not give a reason for May to change the timetable for Brexit.

It said May would also criticise the Norway model for Brexit, saying it would leave Britain forced to accept EU laws without having a say in them.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, editing by Elizabeth Piper

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