Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and one of the British Conservative party's best-known figures, announced on February 22 that he will campaign to leave the European Union - dubbed Brexit - ahead of a referendum, setting him at odds with Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: EPA
Nicholas Spiro
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Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and one of the British Conservative party's best-known figures, announced on February 22 that he will campaign to leave the European Union - dubbed Brexit - ahead of a referendum, setting him at odds with Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: EPA
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