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The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats. Thank the electoral system known as “first past the post.”
The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats. Thank the electoral system known as “first past the post.”
Boris Johnson and the Coming Trump Victory in 2020

Boris Johnson and the Coming Trump Victory in 2020

In the postindustrial wasteland, the working class embraced an old Etonian mouthing about unleashed British potential.
After Election Victory, Boris Johnson Says ‘We Are Going to Unite’

After Election Victory, Boris Johnson Says ‘We Are Going to Unite’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a sweeping victory gives him “an overwhelming mandate” to complete Brexit, but also talked about big spending plans.
In Victory, Johnson Looks Beyond Brexit

In Victory, Johnson Looks Beyond Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a sweeping victory gives him “an overwhelming mandate” to complete Brexit, but also talked about big spending plans.
Boris Johnson Tries On a New Campaign Persona: Disciplined

Boris Johnson Tries On a New Campaign Persona: Disciplined

The British prime minister is more grim tactician now than “the clownish, cuddly fellow” of the past. So far, it seems to be working.
Boris Johnson Tries On a New Campaign Persona: Disciplined

Boris Johnson Tries On a New Campaign Persona: Disciplined

The British prime minister is more grim tactician now than “the clownish, cuddly fellow” of the past. So far, it seems to be working.
Young Voters Helped Upend the Last U.K. Election. Can It Happen Again?

Young Voters Helped Upend the Last U.K. Election. Can It Happen Again?

The left-wing opposition Labour Party outperformed most polls in 2017 thanks in part to its strength among young people, who appear to have registered in larger numbers this time around.
Young Voters Helped Upend Last U.K. Election. Can It Happen Again?

Young Voters Helped Upend Last U.K. Election. Can It Happen Again?

The left-wing opposition Labour Party outperformed most polls in 2017 thanks in part to its strength among young people, who appear to have registered in larger numbers this time around.
Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

A melting block of sculpted ice stood in for a missing prime minister at a televised debate, infuriating Conservatives.
Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

A melting block of sculpted ice stood in for a missing prime minister at a televised debate, infuriating Conservatives.
In Scotland, Brexit Is on the Line. So Is the Future of the U.K.

In Scotland, Brexit Is on the Line. So Is the Future of the U.K.

The Scots could decide the outcome of Britain’s election next month, the future of Brexit and maybe even the survival of the United Kingdom.
In Scotland, Brexit Is on the Line. So Is the Future of the U.K.

In Scotland, Brexit Is on the Line. So Is the Future of the U.K.

The Scots could decide the outcome of Britain’s election next month, the future of Brexit and maybe even the survival of the United Kingdom.
Boris Johnson Just Might Pull This Off

Boris Johnson Just Might Pull This Off

In what may be Britain’s most unpredictable election in history, the Conservatives have only one goal.
Nigel Farage, Brexit Party Leader, Lends Hand to Boris Johnson. Mostly.

Nigel Farage, Brexit Party Leader, Lends Hand to Boris Johnson. Mostly.

Mr. Farage won’t run candidates in seats held by Mr. Johnson’s Tories. But his party may still hurt the Tories in other races.
Will Great Britain Become Little England?

Will Great Britain Become Little England?

Let’s discuss Brexit, and then my pirate ancestor.

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

A looming election seems to offer the last political mechanism left to end the brawl over Brexit. An inconclusive result could reinforce fears that the problem defies a democratic solution.

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

A looming election seems to offer the last political mechanism left to end the brawl over Brexit. An inconclusive result could reinforce fears that the problem defies a democratic solution.
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.
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.