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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson in mid-March, before he tested positive for the coronavirus. Ray Tang/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

With Boris Johnson in intensive care, who runs the UK?

The United Kingdom does not have a written constitution or a specific plan for what to do if the prime minister is too ill to perform official duties.
Time is ticking to get a Brexit deal through parliament. vasara/Shutterstock

What happens if parliament rejects a Brexit deal?

If the UK does secure a deal with the EU, it's not clear that parliament would back it. Here are some scenarios for what could happen next.

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