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Brexit: MPs willing to go to court to enforce delay

MPs, including Tories expelled from the party, are preparing legal action in case the PM refuses to seek a delay to Brexit.A bill requiring Boris Johnson to ask for an extension to the UK's departure date to avoid a no-deal Brexit on 31 October is set to gain royal assent.But the PM has said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask for a delay.Now MPs have lined up a legal team and are willing to go to court to enforce the legislation, if necessary.The cross-party bill - which requires the prime minister to extend the exit deadline until January unless Parliament agrees a deal with the EU by 19 October - was passed on Friday.Could a no-deal Brexit still happen on 31 October? What are the PM's election options? Where do we go f ...