The European Commission reacted to the choice of Boris Johnson as the newly-elected head of the Conservatives, making him the UK's newest prime minister, by reiterating its well-worn line that a no-deal Brexit would be the worst possible outcome of the impending divorce between the United Kingdom and the EU.

"He took a long time deciding whether he was for or against Brexit,” said the EU's First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, when asked whether his is expects Joh...

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