Boris Johnson loses 4 top aides in fallout over lockdown parties, 'scurrilous' attack on Labour leader

A few days before Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne, "an unprecedented reign that has made her a symbol of stability as the United Kingdom navigated an age of uncertainty," as The Associated Press puts it, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office is a chaotic mess.

Four of Johnson's most senior aides exited Downing Street on Thursday, including his long-term policy director, Munira Mirza, who released a scathing resignation letter upon her departure.

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