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Britain inches towards December election in a bid to break Brexit deadlock

If no party wins conclusively, the Brexit deadlock will continue

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson | Photo: AP | PTI

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Britain was heading towards a December election on Tuesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bet on breaking the Brexit deadlock with an early vote gained support from opposition parties.

As the European Union finalises a third delay to the divorce that was originally supposed to take place on March 29, the United Kingdom (UK), its parliament and its voters remain divided on how or indeed whether to go ahead with Brexit.

Johnson, who had promised to deliver Brexit on October 31 “do or die”, has repeatedly demanded an election to end what he casts as a nightmare paralysis that is

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 12:00 AM IST

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