Boris Johnson and EU reach Brexit deal without DUP backing
Jean-Claude Juncker has promised the UK will leave the European Union on 31 October if MPs back what Boris Johnson described as an “excellent deal” during a joint appearance in Brussels.
The DUP’s refusal to support the new agreement and pledge to fight it every step of the way, however, leaves Downing Street with an uphill struggle to get Commons backing when it sits on Saturday.
However, both leaders insisted it was time for the negotiations to move on to discussions about future trading relationships.
Johnson said: “I hope very...