Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a television interview in Biarritz, France, in August. Photo: EPA-EFE

Boris Johnson ‘could be jailed’ for refusing to seek Brexit delay

  • Legal experts say British PM could be found in contempt of court if he does not abide by new bill designed to block no-deal departure from EU on October 31
  • Johnson has said he would rather ‘be dead in a ditch’ than ask Brussels for Brexit extension
Topic |   Brexit

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a television interview in Biarritz, France, in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to walk a bull during a visit to a farm in Scotland. Photo: AFP

‘No-deal’ Brexit bill passes UK upper house in blow for Boris Johnson

  • Johnson wants an early election that could give him a mandate to take Britain out of the EU with or without a divorce deal
  • The Labour Party is planning a strategy with smaller groups that could leave the PM with no other alternative but to resign
Topic |   Britain

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to walk a bull during a visit to a farm in Scotland. Photo: AFP
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