Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to mental health professionals during his visit to Watford General Hospital, in Watford, on October 7. Photo: AP

Boris Johnson ‘on brink of Brexit deal’ after concessions on Irish border

  • Draft text of agreement with EU could be published on Wednesday if Downing Street gives green light
  • Negotiating teams reportedly agreed on customs border down Irish Sea, despite similar arrangement being rejected by Theresa May
Topic |   Brexit

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to mental health professionals during his visit to Watford General Hospital, in Watford, on October 7. Photo: AP
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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon waves after delivering her keynote speech during the SNP autumn conference in Aberdeen on Tuesday. Photo: dpa

Sick of Brexit, Scotland’s leader Nicola Sturgeon vows to hold new independence vote in 2020

  • Sturgeon has often campaigned for secession on grounds that Scotland is being taken out of EU against its wishes
  • Scots rejected leaving UK in 2014 referendum, though Brexit has since boosted pro-independence sentiment
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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon waves after delivering her keynote speech during the SNP autumn conference in Aberdeen on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
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