Boris is beginning to look a lot like the Grinch who stole Christmas

Fury at PM ramps up in UK over new Covid restrictions, especially after allegations Johnson’s staff broke rules last year

09 December 2021 - 20:25 By Joe Mayes

Boris Johnson is again on the back foot over Covid-19, forced by Omicron to impose tougher restrictions, while he struggles to contain the fallout over allegations his staff broke lockdown rules with a Christmas party.

Even after a turbulent few weeks for his government, events on Wednesday were dramatic enough to deepen tensions with members of his ruling Conservatives. First came a humiliating appearance in the House of Commons, where the prime minister apologised after a video emerged showing key aides joking about Downing Street festivities in apparent breach of Covid rules last year...

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