Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for ‘anti-democratic’ backstop to be scrapped

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson has written to Donald Tusk (right) to set out his demands for a Brexit deal Boris Johnson has told the EU the backstop plan for the Irish border must be scrapped because it is “unviable” and “anti-democratic”. In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, the…


Boris Johnson: UK ‘will be ready’ for no-deal Brexit

Image copyright EPA Boris Johnson has insisted preparations for a no-deal Brexit are on track, despite a leaked report warning of potential food and medicine shortages.The prime minister said preparations had been “very far advanced” ahead of the original 29 March deadline.Meanwhile, Mr Johnson has written to EU Council President Donald Tusk to outline his…


Brexit: Johnson and Varadkar in hour-long call

Image caption Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar spoke by phone on Monday The prime minister and the taoiseach (Irish prime minister) have “shared perspectives on the withdrawal agreement” in a phone conversation. Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar spoke for almost an hour on Monday evening, the two governments said.Mr Johnson said the agreement in its…