Boris Johnson plans to torment Theresa May's Brexit plans at Conservative party conference

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Business Insider—Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is set to speak out against Theresa May's Brexit plans at key fringe events at Conservative conference. Johnson, who is set to give one speech and speak on another panel event, is anticipated to draw big crowds. Johnson has been under fire both internally and externally for his remarks about Muslim women who wear burqas, which have prompted an internal investigation. Ally's of Johnson believe the investigation was pushed by Brandon Lewis, in order to aide...

Conservative MPs plan to avoid their party conference 'like the plague' amid fears of a Brexit 'bloodbath'. Conservative MPs are avoiding the party's autumn conference amid fears of a "bloodbath" atmosphere and bitter rows over Brexit policy. One pro-EU Tory MP said they were turning down invitations to speak on panels because they didn't want to be the "sacrificial lamb" for angry pro-Brexit members of the party.  Another Conservative MP tells Business Insider: "We're expecting a fraught conference... the constant battle is wearing everybody down" Leading Conservative Remain-supporting MP Dominic...