Boris Johnson returns to face parliament after Supreme Court ruling

The British prime minister return from the US on Wednesday to face hostile lawmakers in parliament after the UK Supreme Court ruled his proroguing of the House of Commons unlawful.

Boris Johnson returned to parliament on Wednesday to face disgruntled MPs after the UK Supreme Court ruled that he had unlawfully shut the chamber down.

British lawmakers welcomed Johnson’s return to the House of Commons, where they plan to hold him to account over Brexit and look to block the UK bailing out of the EU without a deal on October 31.

Corbyn: averting no-deal remains top priority

The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, remains adamant that averting a no-deal Brexit is paramount.

Once that is secured, Corbyn said that he would then push for a motion of no-confidence in Johnson’s government and seek to hold a general election.

Johnson leaves UN General Assembly early after Supreme Court ruling

The British prime minister cut his trip to the United Nations General Assembly in New York short after MPs returned, but not before comparing Brexit to the Greek tragedy of Prometheus, which sees the Titan’s liver perpetually regenerating liver eaten daily by an eagle.

‘And this went on forever. A bit like the experience of Brexit in the UK, if some of our Parliamentarians had their way,’ he said.


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