General Election 2019

Boris Johnson Apologises for Missing Brexit Deadline

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s election campaign heated up Sunday even before it officially started, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31 and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage saying he won’t personally run for a seat in Parliament.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street on October 3, 2019 in London, England. Johnson presented a revised plan for the EU withdrawal agreement at the Conservative Party conference yesterday. (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)