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'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat

Nearly all the UK front pages reacted to Boris Johnson’s forced Brexit extension request.
Oct 20th 2019, 7:54 AM 71,706 57

THE FRONT PAGE headlines on Sunday range from despair to delight that the UK is still part of the EU.

The Sunday Times leads with a story saying Prime Minister Boris Johnson is battling the “Brexit wreckers”. 

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The Sunday Telegraph splash says he has refused to sign a Brexit delay letter.

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The Mail on Sunday calls the Parliament “The House of Fools”. “Today”, it writes,” “Britain could have begun to heal after the end of our Brexit purgatory.”

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The Observer, though, says Mr Johnson suffered a “humiliating defeat”. 

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The Sunday Mirror also says the PM was humiliated and adds that he’s been “forced to beg EU for Brexit delay”.

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The Independent says a million people marched on Westminster to demand a final say on Brexit.

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