Britain’s Boris Johnson said on Monday that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued loudly by protesters. Anna Bevan reports.
French national France Marie-Louise Davies’s body was found nine days before the UK’s original Brexit withdrawal date
The 76-year-old’s inquest is believed to be the first where Brexit has been mentioned by the coroner in the verdict.
Her heartbroken husband Peter, 74, said after the hearing: “Six months ago, my EU partner of over 48 years died in tragic circumstances.
While walking the streets of Morley, a market town and civil parish within the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, in West Yorkshire, England the BBC caught an apparent resident who gave him a piece of his mind.
“You’re playing games, ” the man repeated several times.
“He’s been speaking for the last six weeks since he’s been elected and yet he’s said nothing! You’ve said nothing!”
The man was upset at how the British Prime Minister was handling the Brexit nightmare.
“You should be in Brussels negotiating. Where’s the negotiating going on?” he said.
He continued, “You are in Morley, in Leeds. You are playing games,” the man told Johnson after he insisted he was
Boris Johnson has said he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit negotiations, but declined to say whether he would resign rather than do so.
The comments came on another disastrous day for the prime minister, as his own brother Jo walked out of his government in protest at his leadership.