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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.
Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Be Suspended After Vote on General Election

Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Be Suspended After Vote on General Election

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.
Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Be Suspended After Vote on General Election

Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Be Suspended After Vote on General Election

Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit is expected to gain formal approval today, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election.
The Week in Business: Walmart Takes a Stand on Gun Control, and Brexit Goes Off the Rails

The Week in Business: Walmart Takes a Stand on Gun Control, and Brexit Goes Off the Rails

Plus, YouTube promises to stop collecting data from children, and Apple unveils new iPhones.
Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s Rasputin, Is Feeling the Heat of Brexit

Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s Rasputin, Is Feeling the Heat of Brexit

A serial provocateur and political assassin, Mr. Cummings is the architect of the British government’s scorched-earth policy on Brexit.
Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s Rasputin, Is Feeling the Heat of Brexit

Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s Rasputin, Is Feeling the Heat of Brexit

A serial provocateur and political assassin, Mr. Cummings is the architect of the British government’s scorched-earth policy on Brexit.
Boris Johnson Finds His Party Loyalists Aren’t as Loyal as Trump’s

Boris Johnson Finds His Party Loyalists Aren’t as Loyal as Trump’s

However distasteful Republicans may find President Trump, they largely back his agenda. In Britain, rebels in the Conservative Party have staged a dramatic insurrection.
Boris Johnson Finds His Party Loyalists Aren’t as Loyal as Trump’s

Boris Johnson Finds His Party Loyalists Aren’t as Loyal as Trump’s

However distasteful Republicans may find President Trump, they largely back his agenda. In Britain, rebels in the Conservative Party have staged a dramatic insurrection.
Boris Johnson Finds His Party Loyalists Aren’t as Loyal as Trump’s

Boris Johnson Finds His Party Loyalists Aren’t as Loyal as Trump’s

However distasteful Republicans may find President Trump, they largely back his agenda. In Britain, rebels in the Conservative Party have staged a dramatic insurrection.
‘They’re All Idiots’: Amid Brexit Chaos, Britons Lose Faith in Politicians

‘They’re All Idiots’: Amid Brexit Chaos, Britons Lose Faith in Politicians

Whether they wanted to leave or remain in the European Union, British voters agreed that politicians are a “joke,” particularly, it seems, Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Boris Johnson’s Do-or-Die Debacle

The Johnson government is already a primer in ineptitude — and he hasn’t even tried to buy Greenland.
‘They’re All Idiots’: Amid Brexit Chaos, Britons Lose Faith in Politicians

‘They’re All Idiots’: Amid Brexit Chaos, Britons Lose Faith in Politicians

Whether they wanted to leave or remain in the European Union, British voters agreed that politicians are a “joke,” particularly, it seems, Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
‘Not a Good Start, Boris’

‘Not a Good Start, Boris’

Faced with the chaos and acrimony brought by the new prime minister, Boris Johnson, Britain’s governing institutions have proven resilient.

Trump and Johnson’s Complex ‘Bromance’ Is Underscored by Pence Visit

At 10 Downing Street, the vice president reiterated U.S. support for Brexit and again dangled a trade deal. The prime minister appeared gratified but wary.

Trump and Johnson’s Complex ‘Bromance’ Is Underscored by Pence Visit

At 10 Downing Street, the vice president reiterated U.S. support for Brexit and again dangled a trade deal. The prime minister appeared gratified but wary.
Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament

Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament

Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament.
Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament

Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament

Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament.

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections

Opposition lawmakers have blocked Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for a mid-October election, but the government says it will push for it again next week.

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections

Opposition lawmakers have blocked Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for a mid-October election, but the government says it will push for it again next week.
U.K. Democracy, Tested by Brexit and Boris Johnson, Holds for Now

U.K. Democracy, Tested by Brexit and Boris Johnson, Holds for Now

Deep into an era of tear-it-all-down populism, democratic safeguards are, for once, working as intended.