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UK PM Johnson appeals to party for support over controversial billLONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed to lawmakers in his Conservative Party on Friday to back a trade bill his government has admitted would break international law, saying it was needed to protect Britain. Johnson's decision to proceed with his planned Internal Markets Bill has plunged trade...
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