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They’re Calling It the ‘Conga Line Parliament’

They’re Calling It the ‘Conga Line Parliament’

Thanks to social distancing, the line to vote in the British Parliament snaked all over the ancient grounds, stretching over half a mile at its longest point.
Why Is Boris Johnson Defending Dominic Cummings?

Why Is Boris Johnson Defending Dominic Cummings?

The aide, Dominic Cummings, has the ideas and organizational skills that the British prime minister himself knows he lacks and badly needs.
Why Is Boris Johnson Defending Dominic Cummings?

Why Is Boris Johnson Defending Dominic Cummings?

The aide, Dominic Cummings, has the ideas and organizational skills that the British prime minister himself knows he lacks and badly needs.
For Boris Johnson, Parliament Is Becoming a House of Horrors

For Boris Johnson, Parliament Is Becoming a House of Horrors

In a mostly empty chamber, the blustery prime minister is sorely missing the usual whoops and catcalls as he is picked apart by the lawyerly new opposition leader, Keir Starmer.
For Boris Johnson, Parliament Is Becoming a House of Horrors

For Boris Johnson, Parliament Is Becoming a House of Horrors

In a mostly empty chamber, the blustery prime minister is sorely missing the usual whoops and catcalls as he is picked apart by the lawyerly new opposition leader, Keir Starmer.
‘The New Church of England’: Coronavirus Renews Pride in U.K.’s Health Service

‘The New Church of England’: Coronavirus Renews Pride in U.K.’s Health Service

It was looking run-down after 10 years of austerity. But the British health service’s performance in the pandemic has restored its mythic status to the nation.
‘The New Church of England’: Coronavirus Renews Pride in U.K.’s Health Service

‘The New Church of England’: Coronavirus Renews Pride in U.K.’s Health Service

It was looking run-down after 10 years of austerity. But the British health service’s performance in the pandemic has restored its mythic status to the nation.
Coronavirus Killing Black Britons at Twice the Rate of Whites

Coronavirus Killing Black Britons at Twice the Rate of Whites

That gap grows to four times when class and health differences aren’t considered. South Asians have also been dying disproportionately.
Coronavirus Killing Black Britons at Twice the Rate of Whites

Coronavirus Killing Black Britons at Twice the Rate of Whites

That gap grows to four times when class and health differences aren’t considered. South Asians have also been dying disproportionately.
As U.K. Deaths Mount, Political Terrain Gets Trickier for Boris Johnson

As U.K. Deaths Mount, Political Terrain Gets Trickier for Boris Johnson

Facing off against the new Labour leader, Keir Starmer, in an eerily quiet Parliament, the prime minister seemed uncharacteristically defensive.
As U.K. Deaths Mount, Political Terrain Gets Trickier for Boris Johnson

As U.K. Deaths Mount, Political Terrain Gets Trickier for Boris Johnson

Facing off against the new Labour leader, Keir Starmer, in an eerily quiet Parliament, the prime minister seemed uncharacteristically defensive.
U.K. Labour Party Has a New Leader: Keir Starmer

U.K. Labour Party Has a New Leader: Keir Starmer

Mr. Starmer will have to battle for visibility at a time when the coronavirus crisis is eclipsing all other news and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is commanding the headlines.
U.K. Labour Party Has a New Leader: Keir Starmer

U.K. Labour Party Has a New Leader: Keir Starmer

Mr. Starmer will have to battle for visibility at a time when the coronavirus crisis is eclipsing all other news and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is commanding the headlines.
Transphobia Is Everywhere in Britain

Transphobia Is Everywhere in Britain

It’s a respectable bigotry, on the left as well as the right.
The Woman Who’s Shaking Up Britain’s Labour Leadership Campaign

The Woman Who’s Shaking Up Britain’s Labour Leadership Campaign

The scion of a leftist family from northern England, Lisa Nandy offers a different view of what the party should stand for.
The Woman Who’s Shaking Up Britain’s Labour Leadership Campaign

The Woman Who’s Shaking Up Britain’s Labour Leadership Campaign

The scion of a leftist family from northern England, Lisa Nandy offers a different view of what the party should stand for.
Britons on Brexit: ‘We’ve Made a Spectacle of Ourselves’

Britons on Brexit: ‘We’ve Made a Spectacle of Ourselves’

As Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union becomes a reality, some people are celebrating and others are mourning. But for most, it seems, it is a time for recuperation and healing.
What’s Next for Britons Who Lost the Brexit Battle

What’s Next for Britons Who Lost the Brexit Battle

Having bet it all on stopping Brexit and lost, Remainers now look to keeping Britain as close to the European Union as possible.
What’s Next for Britons Who Lost the Brexit Battle

What’s Next for Britons Who Lost the Brexit Battle

Having bet it all on stopping Brexit and lost, Remainers now look to keeping Britain as close to the European Union as possible.
Is the Big Shake-Up in Britain Coming to the U.S.?

Is the Big Shake-Up in Britain Coming to the U.S.?

Like Americans, Britons are jettisoning longtime political allegiances in a sign of new cultural divides.