London / Brussels (AP) - Around seven weeks before Britain's planned withdrawal from the EU on 31 October, the struggle for Brexit is entering a hot phase. These dates can be foreseen:

16 September: The European Parliament returns from its summer break.

17 September: Hearing before the UK Supreme Court on whether the compulsory break imposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is lawful.

23 and 24 September: Party Congress of the British opposition Labor party in Brighton.

September 29 to October 2: Party Congress of the ruling British Conservatives in Manchester.

October 14: Planned reopening of parliament by reading the government program of Queen Elizabeth II

October 15: In Luxembourg, the remaining 27 EU member states want to discuss the Brexit at ministerial level.

17 and 18 October: EU Summit of Heads of State and Government.

October 19: deadline in the law against the no-deal Brexit expires. If no exit agreement has been ratified by then, the British Prime Minister will have to request a Brexit transfer.

October 31: Expected last day of British EU membership.