Britons set to protest against Johnson's Brexit move

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'Disruption is the only form of leverage protesters can rely on.'

The left-wing group Momentum, closely allied with the main opposition Labour Party, is calling on its supporters to"occupy bridges and blockade roads".

He has said he is ready to strike a deal as long as provisions for Britain to stay in the customs union even after Brexit are cut from an existing deal struck by his predecessor Theresa May.Johnson's Brexit adviser David Frost is expected back in Brussels for talks next week. He said the opposition's efforts could in fact help lead to a no-deal Brexit as EU counterparts would be less likely to offer a compromise if they believed Brexit could be stopped.Queen Elizabeth II gave her approval to Mr Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for several weeks on Wednesday, sparking widespread outrage, legal challenges and promises of resistance from parliamentarians.

The main opposition Labour Party has said it is also mulling a no-confidence vote in Mr Johnson's Conservative government, which commands a fragile 320 to 319 majority.

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