Britain faces a tumultuous political week

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sending Parliament away for no less than five weeks, leaving little time for debate before Oct 31, when Britain's EU membership is scheduled to end. PHOTO: AP
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LONDON - 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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