Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion

Boris Johnson is refusing to give details of a trip he made to Italy when he was foreign secretary for a weekend-long party held at the restored castle owned by the media billionaire and socialite Evgeny Lebedev.

The Guardian has learned that the likely next prime minister went to Palazzo Terranova in Perugia in April 2018 at the invitation of Lebedev, the owner of the London Evening Standard and the Independent who is renowned for hosting glamorous events for the world’s rich and famous.

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