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Hugh Grant’s political charm offensive

By France24
05 December 2019   |   8:36 am
The NATO summit in London means a diplomatic high wire act for the British prime minister. Boris Johnson is said to be dodging Donald Trump, for fear his endorsement wouldn't go down well with voters ahead of next week's election. Plus, Hugh Grant is knocking on doors and joining the political campaign to stop Brexit.

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