The result is a huge blow for the PM, who will now be unable to deliver on his promise to deliver Brexit on 31 October “do or die”.
The prime minister is hopeful MPs will back his Withdrawal Agreement Bill over the course of just three days.
The Irish taoiseach said the idea of a crossing between Scotland and Northern Ireland "needs to be looked at".
Defeat on the amendment means MPs will likely vote next week on the Prime Minister’s deal next week.
The float depicted an effigy of top aide Dominic Cummings using Mr Johnson as a puppet.
Verhofstadt, who has campaigned for Britain to stay in the European Union, said the two deals were almost identical.
In eleventh-hour Westminster arm-twisting, Mr Johnson’s government was frantically searching for enough votes to get a majority for his deal in the House of Commons.
Sources said negotiating teams from the EU and UK had agreed that there will be a customs border down the Irish Sea
The BBC journalist said the Prime Minister's use of social media was a 'form of propaganda'.
In a bid to 'restore confidence' in the justice system, the government is pledging harsher sentences for foreign and violent criminals in the Queen's Speech.
After recent progress, the UK and the EU appear to have hit an impasse in crucial Brexit talks.
Mrs Clinton called Donald Trump and Mr Johnson 'blowhards' and warned people about embracing their 'authoritarian' policies.
In an interview with The Times, Margaret Thatcher's biographer Charles Moore drew similarities between the 'Iron Lady' and Boris Johnson.