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Joker BoJo plays for laughs but mocking France risks reprisals from President Macron that could seriously hurt Global Britain

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Australia’s decision to renege on a €56 billion contract it had agreed with France for the supply of eight diesel electric submarines might have caused some upset in the Elysee Palace but British joker and sometime PM Boris Johnson’s mocking ‘donnez-moi un break’ will have French President Emmanuel Macron reaching for the nearest vase to hurl at his TV.

"Prenez un grip about all this and donnez-moi un break"U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushes aside French outrage over a submarine deal hatched by Britain, the U.S. and AustraliaMore: https://t.co/Sr13LUJe07pic.twitter.com/xysiAdFDOr

While it’s great fun to bait the French – they always bite – Bojo’s “I just think it’s time for some of our dearest friends around the world to prenez un grip about this,” after cosying up to US President Joe Biden on his Washington jaunt, won’t defuse the injury felt by our European neighbours in the slightest.

What I would have given to listen in on today’s........

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