Is Boris Johnson untouchable?

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 5:24pm

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“Let the bodies pile high in their thousands.” That’s not the sort of statement you expect to hear from a world leader during a pandemic. But several media outlets in the UK this week allege that this is exactly what British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last October, as he objected to calls for another nationwide lockdown. Johnson has denied making the statement. It's not the only thing the prime minister is denying this week as The World’s Europe correspondent Orla Barry reports.