Brexit: Johnson urged to win over ERG by confirming no deal still possible – live news

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Brexit: Johnson urged to win over ERG by confirming no deal still possible – live news

Prime minister has said he is ‘very confident’ deal will be approved in historic Commons vote on Saturday

Emmanuel Macron, the French president, has said he does not want to grant another Brexit extension. Speaking at a press conference at the end of the EU summit, he said:

So that we can turn to the future I believe that we shall stick to the deadline of October 31.

That being said, I’m not trying to read the future but I do not think we shall grant any further delay.

The court of session has finished hearing submissions on the latest legal challenge by anti-Brexit campaigner Jolyon Maugham QC, and Lord Pentland has said that he will give his decision by the end of the day.

Scotland’s highest court heard that Boris Johnson’s new withdrawal agreement to leave the European Union involves a “clear and unequivocal breach” of national law.

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