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UK's Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party 

The Week | 11/01/2022 06:27 PM | Click to read full article

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced more allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules, this time by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home.

Opposition politicians called for a police investigation after broadcaster ITV published a leaked email invitation to “socially distanced drinks” in the garden of the prime minister's Downing Street office and residence in May 2020