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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.
What Could Go Wrong With Boris Johnson’s Scheme? Everything

What Could Go Wrong With Boris Johnson’s Scheme? Everything

Brexit delayed, again, new elections called, again. When does this merry-go-round stop?
A Show That Laughs at Boris Johnson, and May Have Aided His Rise

A Show That Laughs at Boris Johnson, and May Have Aided His Rise

The prime minister’s early appearances on “Have I Got News For You,” a comedy show, helped endear him to the British public.
Britain to Hold Election in December, Opening New Phase in Brexit Odyssey

Britain to Hold Election in December, Opening New Phase in Brexit Odyssey

The vote throws back to the British people the bedeviling issue of how, or even if, their country should leave the European Union.
Britain to Hold Election in December, Opening New Phase in Brexit Odyssey

Britain to Hold Election in December, Opening New Phase in Brexit Odyssey

The vote throws back to the British people the bedeviling issue of how, or even if, their country should leave the European Union.
Johnson Loses First Attempt to Call Election in Latest Brexit Maneuver

Johnson Loses First Attempt to Call Election in Latest Brexit Maneuver

After the European Union extended the deadline for Britain’s departure to Jan. 31, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost another vote in Parliament.
Johnson Loses First Attempt to Call Election in Latest Brexit Maneuver

Johnson Loses First Attempt to Call Election in Latest Brexit Maneuver

After the European Union extended the deadline for Britain’s departure to Jan. 31, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost another vote in Parliament.
E.U. to Extend Brexit Deadline to Jan. 31

E.U. to Extend Brexit Deadline to Jan. 31

An earlier withdrawal is possible if the British Parliament approves Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan, Donald Tusk says.
This Week in Business: Zuckerberg Gets Grilled, and Boeing Goes from Bad to Worse

This Week in Business: Zuckerberg Gets Grilled, and Boeing Goes from Bad to Worse

Plus, the Fed seems poised to cut interest rates again.
This Week in Business: Zuckerberg Gets Grilled, and Boeing Goes from Bad to Worse

This Week in Business: Zuckerberg Gets Grilled, and Boeing Goes from Bad to Worse

Plus, the Fed seems poised to cut interest rates again.

Boris Johnson Is Heading for a Scorched-Earth Election

The soul of Britain’s Conservative Party — and the country itself — is at stake.
A Brexit Logjam, in Three Dimensions

A Brexit Logjam, in Three Dimensions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Labour Party and the European Union are all waiting for the other to make the next move. Meanwhile, Britons seethe.
A Brexit Logjam, in Three Dimensions

A Brexit Logjam, in Three Dimensions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Labour Party and the European Union are all waiting for the other to make the next move. Meanwhile, Britons seethe.

Boris Johnson Calls for December Election in Push to Break Brexit Deadlock

Britain’s prime minister challenged lawmakers to approve a general election, but the opposition Labour Party reacted coolly to the idea.

Boris Johnson Calls for December Election in Push to Break Brexit Deadlock

Britain’s prime minister challenged lawmakers to approve a general election, but the opposition Labour Party reacted coolly to the idea.
In Northern Ireland, Brexit Deal Is Seen as ‘Betrayal’

In Northern Ireland, Brexit Deal Is Seen as ‘Betrayal’

Enraged by the deal’s plan to effectively put a border in the Irish Sea, hundreds of members of loyalist paramilitary groups met this week to discuss how to respond.
In Northern Ireland, Brexit Deal Is Seen as ‘Betrayal’

In Northern Ireland, Brexit Deal Is Seen as ‘Betrayal’

Enraged by the deal’s plan to effectively put a border in the Irish Sea, hundreds of members of loyalist paramilitary groups met this week to discuss how to respond.

Getting Brexit Deal Over Finish Line Would Only Begin a Tortuous New Race

Britain would have no more than a few months to negotiate a new trade agreement with Brussels, a process that typically takes years.