What Johnson’s Absence Means for Britain

Apr 7, 2020 | 17:44 GMT

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s hospitalization due to COVID-19 complications is unlikely to create significant problems for the British government in the near term. But should the disease leave him unable to govern for an extended period, his ruling Conservative Party will likely have to hold an internal contest to appoint a new leader, which could further delay London’s free trade negotiations with the European Union....

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