Boris Johnson insists the Irish backstop must be removed to avoid no-deal Brexit at G7 summit

The prime minister has reiterated his demand that the Irish backstop be removed from any Brexit deal with the EU at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz. Johnson refused to rule out proroguing parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, adding that the UK will have made ‘colossal and extensive’ preparations to leave without a deal by 31 October
Boris Johnson refuses to rule out forcing through no-deal Brexit