Brexit will happen on Oct 31 despite PM's unsigned delay request, UK says

Topics Brexit | Boris Johnson | Brexit deal

The British government insisted on Sunday the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 despite a letter that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced by parliament to send to the bloc requesting a Brexit delay.

The Brexit maelstrom has spun wildly in the past week between the possibility of an orderly exit on Oct. 31 with a deal that Johnson struck on Thursday and a delay after he was forced to ask for an extension late on Saturday. Johnson's defeat in the British parliament over the sequencing of the ratification of.....

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