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  • Why Boris Johnson could back a new Brexit referendum as prime minister

    Boris Johnson is the breakaway favourite to replace Theresa May as prime minister, given his popularity among Conservative party members.  While the former foreign secretary is vocally opposed to holding a second Brexit referendum, some of his colleagues believe a Brexiteer prime minister could nonetheless be forced to hold one. The choice could be between that and a general election, with the Tories trailing Labour by a significant distance in the polls.  LONDON — The frontrunner to replace...

    Business Insider
  • Second Brexit referendum would be doing SNP's work, Boris Johnson claims

    Ex-minister hits out at campaigners pushing for a fresh vote Boris Johnson has accused supporters of a second Brexit referendum of “doing the work of the Scottish National party” by making a second Scottish independence vote more likely and threatening the union. In a speech in Aberdeen on Friday, the former foreign secretary and perennial Conservative leadership hopeful sought to turn the tables on remainers who argue that Brexit would increase the risk of a second independence referendum....

    the Guardian
  • Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week

    Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in less than a week.