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Party over? UK PM Johnson faces crunch day in parliament

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By Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to fight on Wednesday to defend his premiership after it was revealed a “bring your own booze” gathering was held at his official residence during the first coronavirus lockdown. Opposition lawmakers have called for Johnson to resign and some in his own Conservative Party have said he should quit if he is found to have broken strict laws his government brought in to prevent the spread of the virus. Johnson, who swept to power in 2019 on a promise to secure Britain’s exit from the European Un…

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