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This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News

This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News

Plus, plaintiffs reached a tentative settlement in a gigantic lawsuit over the opioid crisis
This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News

This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News

Plus, plaintiffs reached a tentative settlement in a gigantic lawsuit over the opioid crisis
Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit

Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit

Britain seemed poised at times between a proud tradition and something new and menacing, a populist flouting of customs and institutions in the name of “the people.”
Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit

Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit

Britain seemed poised at times between a proud tradition and something new and menacing, a populist flouting of customs and institutions in the name of “the people.”
Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire

By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy.
Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire

By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy.
Britain Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty.

Britain Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty.

While Prime Minister Boris Johnson has minimized the potential damage of a no-deal Brexit, an internal document warns of many of the same dislocations the critics have talked about.
To Make a Deal on Brexit, Boris Johnson Eyes an ‘All-Ireland’ Zone

To Make a Deal on Brexit, Boris Johnson Eyes an ‘All-Ireland’ Zone

Though he denies it, the British prime minister may well leave Northern Ireland inside the European customs union to get a withdrawal deal.
To Make a Deal on Brexit, Boris Johnson Eyes an ‘All-Ireland’ Zone

To Make a Deal on Brexit, Boris Johnson Eyes an ‘All-Ireland’ Zone

Though he denies it, the British prime minister may well leave Northern Ireland inside the European customs union to get a withdrawal deal.
Britain Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty.

Britain Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty.

While Prime Minister Boris Johnson has minimized the potential damage of a no-deal Brexit, an internal document warns of many of the same dislocations the critics have talked about.
Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal

The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said.
Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal

The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said.
U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly

U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the country’s elected body was shut down in a ceremony that featured a rod, a mace and a few lines of Norman French.
U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly

U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the country’s elected body was shut down in a ceremony that featured a rod, a mace and a few lines of Norman French.
For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament

Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit.
For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament

Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit.

John Bercow, Loathed and Lionized as House Speaker, to Step Down

After infuriating Brexit supporters and successive Conservative governments, he announced on Monday that he would step down as speaker of Britain’s House of Commons.

John Bercow, Loathed and Lionized, to Step Down as Britain’s House Speaker

John Bercow, who infuriated Brexit supporters and successive Conservative governments, announced on Monday that he would step down as speaker of Britain’s House of Commons.
Brexit Highlights From a Momentous Day: Parliament Rejects New Election

Brexit Highlights From a Momentous Day: Parliament Rejects New Election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was rebuffed in his second try for a general election on the same day legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained formal approval.
Brexit Live Updates: John Bercow to Step Down as Speaker

Brexit Live Updates: John Bercow to Step Down as Speaker

Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained formal approval, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election.