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London markets down as Boris Johnson campaign struggles

Dave Morris

London markets ticked down Tuesday as Conservative Party leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson’s campaign floundered. Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faced rising scrutiny as he campaigned for leadership of the Conservative Party. Johnson, who most pundits and polls expect to become the next Prime Minister, hit back against reports of domestic turmoil with his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, saying it was none of the public’s business.