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Boris Johnson answers questions from children aged 9-14 inside Downing Street in London on Friday. Jeremy Selwyn/ Reuters
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sounds like a leader ready to call an election and it is not impossible that one could be called within days, the BBC’s political editor said.
“A prime minister ready to give up his tiny working majority sounds like a prime minister ready to call an election, if needs be,” Laura Kuenssberg said.
“It is far from inevitable, but it’s not impossible that, within a matter of days, we could all be asked to go to the polls again.”
He is already facing strong opposition in the 650-seat parliament to his plan to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal if necessary on Oct.31.
Johnson will focus on health, education and infrastructure, after EU leaders rebuffed his calls to renegotiate the Brexit deal struck by his predecessor Theresa May last year.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the only way to break Britain’s Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask Parliament to approve a national poll for Dec.12.
Britain’s general election campaign enters its frenetic final stages on Monday, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn desperately seeking votes ahead of Thursday’s crucial poll.
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The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) expected the weather to be clear to partly cloudy as of Monday until next Thursday, with chances of fog formation in different areas of the country, accompanied by a rise in temperatures.