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Portraits of Brexit Day: U.K. Celebrates and Mourns Leaving E.U.

Portraits of Brexit Day: U.K. Celebrates and Mourns Leaving E.U.

Three years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, dividing the nation as never before, it finally left on Friday night.
Is the Big Shake-Up in Britain Coming to the U.S.?

Is the Big Shake-Up in Britain Coming to the U.S.?

Like Americans, Britons are jettisoning longtime political allegiances in a sign of new cultural divides.
The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats. Thank the electoral system known as “first past the post.”
The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats. Thank the electoral system known as “first past the post.”
Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

A melting block of sculpted ice stood in for a missing prime minister at a televised debate, infuriating Conservatives.
Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

A melting block of sculpted ice stood in for a missing prime minister at a televised debate, infuriating Conservatives.
Across Northern England, Labour’s ‘Red Wall’ Is Showing Cracks

Across Northern England, Labour’s ‘Red Wall’ Is Showing Cracks

As in America, Britain’s rust belt regions are turning to the right, possibly heralding a realignment in next month’s general election.
Across Northern England, Labour’s ‘Red Wall’ Is Showing Cracks

Across Northern England, Labour’s ‘Red Wall’ Is Showing Cracks

As in America, Britain’s rust belt regions are turning to the right, possibly heralding a realignment in next month’s general election.
Britain’s Election Is Not About Brexit

Britain’s Election Is Not About Brexit

It’s a fight between two radically different visions for what society should look like.
Boris Johnson Was Supposed to Be an Ace Campaigner. So Why Is He Stumbling?

Boris Johnson Was Supposed to Be an Ace Campaigner. So Why Is He Stumbling?

Exposed to hostile voices on the campaign trail, he has seemed at times unsure, tone deaf and gaffe prone. It could leave an opening for the underdog Labour Party.
Boris Johnson Was Supposed to Be an Ace Campaigner. So Why Is He Stumbling?

Boris Johnson Was Supposed to Be an Ace Campaigner. So Why Is He Stumbling?

Exposed to hostile voices on the campaign trail, he has seemed at times unsure, tone deaf and gaffe prone. It could leave an opening for the underdog Labour Party.
Nigel Farage, Brexit Party Leader, Lends Hand to Boris Johnson. Mostly.

Nigel Farage, Brexit Party Leader, Lends Hand to Boris Johnson. Mostly.

Mr. Farage won’t run candidates in seats held by Mr. Johnson’s Tories. But his party may still hurt the Tories in other races.
More Spending on Public Services? Sure, Boris Johnson Says

More Spending on Public Services? Sure, Boris Johnson Says

After years of austerity, the Tories, the party of sound money, want to borrow and spend. Yes, it’s election time in Britain.
Boris Johnson Has Big Lead in U.K. Election. That Might Not Mean Much.

Boris Johnson Has Big Lead in U.K. Election. That Might Not Mean Much.

In Britain’s Brexit-scrambled politics, four parties are competing and the winning margins will be narrow. Nothing in this campaign is likely to go as the experts predict.
Boris Johnson Has Big Lead in U.K. Election. That Might Not Mean Much.

Boris Johnson Has Big Lead in U.K. Election. That Might Not Mean Much.

In Britain’s Brexit-scrambled politics, four parties are competing and the winning margins will be narrow. Nothing in this campaign is likely to go as the experts predict.
Trump Wades Into U.K. Election, and Farage Might Benefit

Trump Wades Into U.K. Election, and Farage Might Benefit

He heaped praise on Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a London radio show, but his biggest gift might have been to Nigel Farage, whose party is casting for ways to influence the Dec. 12 vote.
Trump Wades Into U.K. Election, and Farage Might Benefit

Trump Wades Into U.K. Election, and Farage Might Benefit

He heaped praise on Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a London radio show, but his biggest gift might have been to Nigel Farage, whose party is casting for ways to influence the Dec. 12 vote.
Parliament Strikes Back in Britain

Parliament Strikes Back in Britain

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tried to cut Parliament out of Brexit, now faces obstacles including a rebellion within his own party.
The ‘Political Anarchist’ Behind Britain’s Chaos

The ‘Political Anarchist’ Behind Britain’s Chaos

Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s Rasputin, is happy to watch the country blow up if he gets what he wants.

Fighting Back Tears, Winston Churchill’s Grandson Exits Politics and Chides Boris Johnson

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of the wartime leader Winston Churchill and a 45-year Tory veteran has been booted from the Conservative Party for supporting a motion to prevent Britain from crashing