Boris Johnson, one of the favourites to succeed outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, has said he will not pay the £39 billion so-called 'Brexit bill' that has been assigned to the UK if the EU refuses to provide another deal.

"I have always found it strange that we have to write the check before there is a deal," says Johnson, in an interview with the Sunday Times. “I think our friends and partners need to understand that the money is going to be retained until such time as we have gr...


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