The British prime minister is to face an immediate no-confidence vote, lawmakers within his Conservative Party say. Johnson has faced months of accusations over lockdown parties at his home and offices.
Victims groups are furious that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to step down despite a damning report on illegal Downing Street parties during the country's strict pandemic lockdowns.
"Senior leadership" in the UK should bear responsibility for the culture which led to officials partying during COVID-19 lockdowns, according to an internal report.
The British prime minister insisted he did not knowingly breach pandemic lockdown rules. He is the first modern UK leader to receive a fine for breaking the law.
The British prime minister has begun a two-day visit by talking up post-Brexit trade. But clouds are looming back home as parliament votes on whether he misled the House of Commons in denying COVID lockdown breaches.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Finance Minister Rishi Sunak are to be fined by police for breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules. The leader of the UK's main opposition party has called for both to resign.
More people could later face fines as the probe into gatherings at 10 Downing Street during COVID lockdown continues, police said.
The British prime minister is being investigated over parties being held at Downing Street in defiance of COVID restrictions. Johnson will have seven days to respond to the email from the Metropolitan Police.
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