LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will lead the country out of the European Union in 11 weeks, with or without a divorce deal — but an awful lot of U.K. lawmakers want to stop him. Full Coverage: Brexit The stage is set for a high-stakes battle over the country’s future, with public opinion, parliamentary procedure and the law all part of the arsenal. A look at where things stand and what might happen next: BRITAIN EYES DESTINATION NO-DEAL Johnson became prime minister last month on a promise to take Britain out of the EU on the scheduled date of Oct. 31, “come what may.” He says he wants to leave the bloc with a deal, but only if the EU makes big changes to the divorce agreement it struck with his predecessor, Theresa May. The EU says it won’t renegotiate, so chances of the U.K. crashing out without a deal are rising. By law, unless something dramatic happens, Britain will cease to be a member of the EU at 11 p.m. London time on Oct. 31. Johnson’s strategy is to stand firm and hope the bloc blinks, while ramping up plans to leave without an… Read full this story
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