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A number of Wednesday’s papers lead with the news that former prime minister Boris Johnson – who last year was fined for parties held in Downing Street during the coronavirus lockdown – has been referred to the police by the Cabinet Office over claims he also hosted events at Chequers, the prime ministerial residence in Buckinghamshire. The i says Mr Johnson, who is still an MP, is “fighting for his future” but that he has blamed any appearance of wrongdoing on “abbreviated entries” in his official diary.