пребывает на летних каникулах, как правило далеко за пределами страны.
...Johnson offered no assurance that he would return to be on hand during the violence which spread on Sunday, with skirmishes breaking out across the city overnight, in nearby Enfield, Hackney and Walthamstow, and in Brixton to the south, as Britain found itself bereft of elected leaders.
London burned and meanwhile prime minister David Cameron fiddled with the foil on a bottle of pinot grigio in Tuscany; deputy prime minister Nick Clegg quietly recovered at home from his getaway in sunny France; and chancellor of the exchequer George Osbourne remained ensconced at a hotel somewhere in Beverly Hills.
Britain's already shaky confidence in its leaders, several of whom have spent the summer trying to wriggle free of their association with the hacking scandal, will be further disturbed by the determination of the nation's powerbrokers to cling to the sun bed.
Кстати, эта гопота которая громит Лондон, ещё не сформировала "временное переходное правительство"? Можно было бы признать официальной властью. Ниченм не хуже и не лучше чем гопота из Бенгази.