Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives a speech during a visit to the police in West Yorkshire, northern England. (Danny Lawson/POOL/AFP) MPs in the House of Commons this week passed a bill that could stop Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal with Brussels. But they also rejected his call for a snap election to resolve the political deadlock that has characterised the past three years since the 2016 referendum vote for Brexit. In a speech in northern England, Johnson said “I’d rather be dead in a ditch” than ask the EU for a Brexit delay. “We must come out of the EU on Oct 31,” the Conservative leader said, just hours after suffering a fresh blow with the resignation of his brother from government. The speech, at a police academy in the city of Wakefield, was marred at the end by the apparent collapse of a police cadet standing behind him. The event was intended to be the first step of an election campaign, before MPs rejected the poll in a vote on Wednesday night. The vote left Johnson in limbo, his Brexit plan in tatters but with no way out after his parliamentary… Read full this story
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