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Boris Would "Rather Be Dead In A Ditch" Than Ask For Brexit Extension

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

6:26 PM - 5 Sep 2019



Boris Johnson has ruled out requesting another Brexit extension, saying he'd "rather be dead in a ditch".

That's despite new laws that are about to pass that would legally require Mr Johnson to seek an extension if there's no deal by October 19th.

The issue's caused his brother - Universities Minister Jo Johnson - to quit.

He says he was "torn" between family loyalty and the national interest.

The British Prime Minister has used a speech this afternoon to again call for a general election on October 15th.



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