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For Europe, the Threat of a No-Deal Brexit Comes at a Bad Time

For Europe, the Threat of a No-Deal Brexit Comes at a Bad Time

With the German and Italian economies in trouble, a so-called “hard Brexit” could tip the entire continent toward a recession.
Britain’s Boris Johnson Threatens Brexit Rebels With New Election

Britain’s Boris Johnson Threatens Brexit Rebels With New Election

Rebels among the prime minister’s party are threatening a revolt. That may force a snap general election.
Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament

Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentially critical weeks before Brexit.
Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament

Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentially critical weeks before Brexit.
Britain’s Unwritten Constitution Suddenly Looks Fragile

Britain’s Unwritten Constitution Suddenly Looks Fragile

Britons were shocked when Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspended Parliament, defying tradition. But that may be just the start.
Britain’s Unwritten Constitution Suddenly Looks Fragile

Britain’s Unwritten Constitution Suddenly Looks Fragile

Britons were shocked when Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspended Parliament, defying tradition. But that may be just the start.
Political Mayhem in Britain and Italy

Political Mayhem in Britain and Italy

Two political spectacles — the British prime minister’s suspension of Parliament and the formation of a new Italian government — are raising questions about what democracy really means in Europe.
What’s Next for Brexit? Six Possible Outcomes

What’s Next for Brexit? Six Possible Outcomes

The Brexit crisis is reaching a crescendo. But the outcome depends not just on Boris Johnson but on his allies and enemies both at home and abroad.
What’s Next for Brexit? Six Possible Outcomes

What’s Next for Brexit? Six Possible Outcomes

The Brexit crisis is reaching a crescendo. But the outcome depends not just on Boris Johnson but on his allies and enemies both at home and abroad.
Britain’s Queen Is a Figurehead, but She Just Got Dragged Into Brexit Politics

Britain’s Queen Is a Figurehead, but She Just Got Dragged Into Brexit Politics

When Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament, many who opposed his move hoped she would intervene. But experts say she had little sway over the matter.
Britain’s Queen Is a Figurehead, but She Just Got Dragged Into Brexit Politics

Britain’s Queen Is a Figurehead, but She Just Got Dragged Into Brexit Politics

When Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament, many who opposed his move hoped she would intervene. But experts say she had little sway over the matter.
E.U. Has Been Called Antidemocratic. Now It Asks if U.K. Has the Same Problem.

E.U. Has Been Called Antidemocratic. Now It Asks if U.K. Has the Same Problem.

Reading behind the lines of Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament, many diplomats in Europe see the move as a hardball negotiation tactic.
E.U. Has Been Called Antidemocratic. Now It Asks if U.K. Has the Same Problem.

E.U. Has Been Called Antidemocratic. Now It Asks if U.K. Has the Same Problem.

Reading behind the lines of Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament, many diplomats in Europe see the move as a hardball negotiation tactic.
After Backlash, Boris Johnson Promises to Speed Up Brexit Talks With Brussels

After Backlash, Boris Johnson Promises to Speed Up Brexit Talks With Brussels

The prime minister sought to calm fury over his maneuver to suspend Parliament and limit the ability of his critics to thwart a “no-deal” Brexit.
After Backlash, Boris Johnson Promises to Speed Up Brexit Talks With Brussels

After Backlash, Boris Johnson Promises to Speed Up Brexit Talks With Brussels

The prime minister sought to calm fury over his maneuver to suspend Parliament and limit the ability of his critics to thwart a “no-deal” Brexit.
Brexit, Italy, Prince Andrew: Your Thursday Briefing
Boris Johnson Shortens the Fuse on Brexit

Boris Johnson Shortens the Fuse on Brexit

Parliament will have little time to debate the terms of Britain’s fateful exit from the European Union. That’s just what the new prime minister wants.
Bold Move or Coup? Social Media Reacts to Boris Johnson

Bold Move or Coup? Social Media Reacts to Boris Johnson

The prime minister’s move to cut short Parliament’s Brexit debate roiled an already divided Britain.
Did Boris Johnson Just Break Parliament?

Did Boris Johnson Just Break Parliament?

One of the world’s oldest democracies takes an alarmingly authoritarian turn.