Heckler ruins Boris Johnson's charm offensive in the north of England

Boris Johnson got a taste of just how deeply his Brexit strategy has split public opinion in Britain on Thursday, Euronews reports.

After having been invited to 'please leave my town' by a passer-by, he was then harangued by a man for "playing games", while others cheered the PM.

Johnson was speaking to a BBC TV crew in of Leeds when a man interrupted the interview.

"You're playing games with Parliament. You're playing games with the public," the man shouted. "You should be in Brussels negotiating. Where's the negotiation going on? Where is it? You're in Morley, in Leeds. You should be in Brussels."

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Farmer Peter Watson, David Watson and Scottish Secretary Alister Jack are seen during a visit at Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Farmer Peter Watson and Scottish Secretary Alister Jack are seen during a visit at Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson with Scottish Secretary Alister Jack are seen during a visit at Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Farmer Peter Watson and Scottish Secretary Alister Jack are seen during a visit at Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen aboard the Opportunus IV fishing trawler in Peterhead, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Duncan McGlynn/Pool via REUTERS REFILE - CORRECTING LOCATION
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen aboard the Opportunus IV fishing trawler in Peterhead, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Duncan McGlynn/Pool via REUTERS REFILE - CORRECTING LOCATION
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen aboard the Opportunus IV fishing trawler in Peterhead, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Duncan McGlynn/Pool via REUTERS REFILE - CORRECTING LOCATION
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Peterhead Fish Market in Peterhead, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Duncan McGlynn/Pool via REUTERS REFILE - CORRECTING LOCATION
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Peterhead Fish Market in Peterhead, Scotland September 6, 2019. Duncan McGlynn/Pool via REUTERS REFILE - CORRECTING LOCATION
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"Actually that's not true at all. We are on the verge of getting a deal," Johnson said before repeating his criticism of the opposition Labour Party for not agreeing immediately to his demand for an early election.

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