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PM: Take the deal or UK walks away
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PM: Take the deal or UK walks away

    Boris Johnson has set out his vision to "bring our country together" and "get Brexit done" - as he called on the EU to respond to the UK's "compromise" offer on a new divorce deal. In his first Conservative conference speech as his party's leader, Mr Johnson said his government would be tabling "constructive and reasonable proposals" to Brussels later on Wednesday. The prime minister vowed that "under no circumstances" would there be "checks at or near the border in Northern Ireland", as he appeared to dismiss recent reports of what will be in the UK's plans. He also promised "a process of renewable democratic consent by the executive and assembly of Northern Ireland" for a post-Brexit scenario, as well as the UK being able to have "control of our own trade policy ...