Battle Royale for Britain's Marmite leaders

Reason will slug it out with emotion in December’s poll

3rd November, 2019
Face off: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will lock horns for the next six weeks PIc: Getty

The Brexit 50p coins were placed in the furnace last week – a clear signal of Boris Johnson’s broken promise to leave the EU by Halloween. Instead, Britain is plunged into what promises to be the most populist and most unpredictable general election ever experienced.

It was what Johnson wanted – to be crowned prime minister properly – but he also wanted to have Brexit under his belt before dissolving parliament. Instead, this...

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