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133: The Week That Broke Britain

What a difference a week makes. Boris Johnson seemed invincible, Parliament tamed, a no-deal Brexit looking more and more likely. Then the Commons took back control.

In just one day the Prime Minister saw MPs block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October, and an election within weeks.

It’s far from over, but it’s not been a good week for Boris Johnson.

Paul Osbourne and Robert Meakin talk through the hectic events of the past few days, and try to figure out what might happen next.

Can Jeremy Corbyn avoid falling into the Marty McFly trap? Can Boris Johnson avoid becoming Britain’s shortest-serving prime minister?

EXTRA: The Brexit Showdown - Day 2

MPs rule out a no-deal Brexit, and rule out an early election — for now at least. Another brief, emergency podcast, to get you up to speed on Wednesday’s events at Westminster.

Boris Johnson chances his arm, and the Commons takes back control. But the Prime Minister hasn’t given up yet in his hopes of triggering a snap election.

And, on a day of high drama and emotion, there were some signs of optimism to counter those who say our MPs are a waste of time.

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