Boris Johnson’s Lockdown Partygate | The New Yorker

Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, might have been hoping that—with the advent of Dry January and with memories of an officially uncancelled Christmas still fresh in people’s minds—the public would have lost interest in whether Downing Street, during the dreary, death-filled lockdowns of the first year of COVID, was quietly serving as an unlikely speakeasy and hostelry for the highly placed. That hope lasted about as long as any New Year’s resolution Johnson might have made to brush his hair more frequently. On Monday, just one workweek into the New Year, ITV News reported on the emergence