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Baptism of fire awaits Boris Johnson at next week's Parliament showdown

Britain's politicians are returning from their traditional August holidays to face what is likely to be an almighty parliamentary showdown in London next week.

On it hinges not only the survival of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet, but also the manner of Britain's departure from the European Union.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2019, with the headline 'Baptism of fire awaits Johnson at next week's Parliament showdown'. Print Edition | Subscribe