Boris Johnson prepared to leave without Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has prompted Members of Parliament to act to stop the UK leaving without a Brexit agreement.

Johnson said the UK would leave the bloc "do or die" on 31 October.

He also announced he would be suspending Parliament for five weeks over September and October.

Ray White speaks to Eyewitness News UK Correspondent Gavin Grey on the latest.

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He is saying if a deal doesn't happen then I am prepared to leave on 31 October, just 60 odd days away without a deal.

Gavin Grey, UK Correspondent - Eyewitness News

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All MPs in the house are saying no Brexit deal will be a disaster don't do it. Boris Johnson is saying: 'I have to go into these negotiations and I have to be clear in my mind.'

Gavin Grey, UK Correspondent - Eyewitness News

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