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Conservative leadership contenders have faced further questions about Brexit and their personal beliefs ahead of Tuesday's second ballot of MPs. Boris Johnson skipped the hustings of Westminster journalists, having also missed Sunday's Channel 4 TV debate. Rory Stewart would not say how he would vote if there was another referendum, but having one would be a "failure". Dominic Raab suggested the current "paralysing uncertainty" was worse than a no-deal exit from the EU. Mr Johnson, former foreign secretary, is the clear frontrunner in the race after topping the first ballot with 114 votes. On Monday, he got a fresh boost after he was endorsed by Health Secretary Matt Hancock - who pulled out after coming sixth in last week's vote. Full story

17 June