Boris Johnson, UK prime minister, left, shakes hands with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission. Photo: Bloomberg
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Brexit deal struck by Boris Johnson better than nothing

  • New agreement to leave European Union may not be the best one for Britain, but after three years of talking time has now come to act for the sake of country

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Boris Johnson, UK prime minister, left, shakes hands with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission. Photo: Bloomberg
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

Boris Johnson may not get crucial vote on Brexit deal as ex-Tory rebels seek to force delay

  • Alliance between former Conservatives and opposition MPs is pushing for amendment that will prevent PM from putting agreement to the vote on Saturday
  • If successful, move would mean Johnson would be obliged by law to seek delay to Britain’s departure from EU
Topic |   Brexit

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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