UK PM Johnson’s staff partied as queen mourned death of husband

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LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s authority took yet another hit on Friday after revelations that his staff had partied in Downing Street as Queen Elizabeth mourned her husband, at a time when mixing indoors was banned. Johnson is facing the gravest crisis of his premiership following news of a series of social gatherings at his residence during COVID-19 lockdowns, some held at times when ordinary people could not bid farewell in person to dying relatives. After building a political career out of flouting accepted norms, Johnson is under growing pressure from some of his…

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