MANCHESTER, England (AP) U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced political opposition and personal allegations today as he tried to fulfil his pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union in just over a month.
As he tried to energize Conservative members and lawmakers at the partys annual conference, Johnson was forced to deny a journalists claim that he had grabbed her thigh at a private lunch two decades ago.
Sunday Times columnist Charlotte Edwardes says the incident took place when she worked at The Spectator, a conservative newsmagazine, while Johnson was its editor.
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