Demonstrators wave European Union flags outside Downing Street during a protest against the suspension of parliament on Saturday. Photo: Bloomberg

Britain begins decisive week of reckoning for Brexit

  • By Friday, British PM Boris Johnson could have emerged triumphant, as the man with whom the EU is forced to negotiate if it wants to avoid no deal
  • Or it could end with him being humiliated at the hands of his own party and the UK facing its third general election in the space of four years
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Demonstrators wave European Union flags outside Downing Street during a protest against the suspension of parliament on Saturday. Photo: Bloomberg
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters

MPs trying to block no-deal Brexit make it more likely, Boris Johnson says

  • ‘If we stop the UK from leaving on October 31, it will do lasting damage to people’s trust in politics,’ the PM said
  • Opposition MPs and some Conservative lawmakers have said they want to legislate to prevent a no-deal Brexit
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters
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