Nigel Farage getting ready to fight for Brexit again

Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage. Photo credit: Getty

The United Kingdom is likely to delay Brexit and another referendum is possible so opponents of European Union membership need to organise, prominent Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage says.

"I think, I fear that the House of Commons is going to effectively overturn that Brexit. To me, the most likely outcome of all of this is an extension of Article 50," Mr Farage told Sky. "There could be another referendum."

"The remain side is well-funded, well organised. They are getting ready for another referendum. It would be negligent of the Eurosceptics not to do so," Mr Farage said on Friday.

When asked about the future of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) which he once led, he said it was "unsalvageable" so he would need a different "vehicle".

Germans will miss British 'black humour'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protégé has appealed to the British to stay in the European Union, saying her compatriots had not forgotten how Britain welcomed Germany back as a sovereign nation after World War II.

Conservative leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who succeeded Merkel as leader of the Christian Democrats, joined German politicians, industrialists and artists in a last-minute plea to Britons as the clock ticks down to Brexit in 70 days.

"Without your great nation, this continent would not be what it is today," they said in the letter, which was published in The Times newspaper.

"After the horrors of the Second World War, Britain did not give up on us. It has welcomed Germany back as a sovereign nation and a European power."

Besides war and peace, they outlined some of the more quirky qualities which they said they would miss if Britain left the club it joined in 1973.

"We would miss the legendary British black humour and going to the pub after work hours to drink an ale. We would miss tea with milk and driving on the left-hand side of the road. And we would miss seeing the panto at Christmas."

"But more than anything else, we would miss the British people - our friends across the Channel," they said.


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