24 Aug 2019

Tusk hopes Johnson won’t be remembered as ‘Mr No Deal’

Europe Editor and Presenter

This is definitely not just a ‘wonderful boondoggle in some posh hotel’  Boris Johnson insisted this afternoon as he arrived here in Biarritz for his first G7 summit as Prime Minister.

Although in typically upbeat form, Mr Johnson has got a long list of dilemmas to resolve – not least the looming prospect of a no deal Brexit.

So who will prove to be his best friends here at the summit – the European allies with similar policies and values – or President Trump, who in public at least is perhaps Mr Johnson’s biggest admirer?