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Boris Johnson backs away from Big Ben Brexit bong bonanza: 'There are potential difficulties'

Independent Thursday, 16 January 2020 ()
Boris Johnson appears to have backed away from expensive plans to make Big Ben bong to mark the moment Brexit happens, with Number 10 citing "potential difficulties".
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