Monday December 9, 2019

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Johnson?

Boris Johnson faces the biggest week of his career as the fate of Brexit hangs in the balance. Can he possibly succeed?

13th October, 2019
Anti-Brexit activists mount their own protest in front of the EU headquarters in Brussels last week

British prime minister Boris Johnson will be welcoming HRH Elizabeth II to deliver a Queen’s Speech tomorrow, completely aware that he is standing on the threshold of a momentous week in his life. He will either have some knocked-together Brexit deal which he hopes has been bent into shape to appease all camps or he will be facing the ditch in which he promised to die if he failed to get a deal.


Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Patient advocates are unhappy with the latest report on the national cervical screening programme and want further reviews, but some medical experts say resources would be better used elsewhere

Susan Mitchell | 1 day ago

Britain’s so-called ‘election of a generation’ is as muddled and confused as the Brexit debate that preceded it. On the ground in a number of constituencies, it proves difficult to take the temperature of this strangest of political contests

Susan O'Keeffe | 1 day ago

Undisclosed pay deals, secret pensions and underpayment of tax are just some of the problems left by John Delaney, as last week’s press conference revealed that the FAI has a long road ahead of it

Róisín Burke | 1 day ago