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U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election

With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy.
New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party.
New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party.
U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson

They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.
U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson

They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.
On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It.

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It.

In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis.
On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It.

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It.

In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis.

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader

He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality.
The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

Plus, the Trump administration has a big job opening, and there’s a new technology tax.
The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

Plus, the Trump administration has a big job opening, and there’s a new technology tax.
Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?
Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?
U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’

U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’

President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on from its longtime ally.
U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’

U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’

President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on from its longtime ally.
After Hunt and Johnson Debate, ‘The Gloves Are Off’ in U.K. Race

After Hunt and Johnson Debate, ‘The Gloves Are Off’ in U.K. Race

Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, says he has “been waiting for this moment for 30 years of my life.” But the moment comes at a tricky time, with Brexit on the horizon.
After Hunt and Johnson Debate, ‘The Gloves Are Off’ in U.K. Race

After Hunt and Johnson Debate, ‘The Gloves Are Off’ in U.K. Race

Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, says he has “been waiting for this moment for 30 years of my life.” But the moment comes at a tricky time, with Brexit on the horizon.
Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English

With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members.
Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English

With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members.
The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister

Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost.
The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister

Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost.