Preparing for ‘Brexit,’ Britons Face Economic Pinch at Home

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Spread the loveTweet Last year’s Brexit referendum was in part a rejection of the economic elite from millions of working people who have suffered declining wages while watching London transformed…


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Theresa May Loses Overall Majority in U.K. Parliament

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Spread the loveTweet Britons quickly started wondering whether Mrs. May would have to resign. One Conservative lawmaker, Anna Soubry, said on national television that it had been a “dreadful campaign”…


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Brexit, Spending and Security: British Voters on the Issues

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Spread the loveTweet ‘My Identity as a European’ Photo Esther Lam I joined the Liberal Democrats the day after the E.U. referendum because I recognized they were the only party…


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Theresa May Doesn’t Crack and Jeremy Corbyn Keeps His Cool in U.K. Debate

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Spread the loveTweet Mrs. May was challenged over her change of heart on several issues, including an abrupt shift last week over plans to finance long-term care, and the merits…


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‘Brexit’ Imperils London’s Claim as Banker to the Planet

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Spread the loveTweet “It’s the British who will lose the most,” Mr. Macron said in a pre-election interview with the global affairs magazine Monocle. “The British are making a serious…


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Theresa May Accuses E.U. Officials of ‘Brexit’ Threats Before British Vote

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Spread the loveTweet Mrs. May, who wants to win an increased majority for her Conservative Party in the election she called only two years after the last one, is trying…


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Hawarden Journal: A Refuge for Liberal Values Beneath a Stern Victorian Gaze

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Spread the loveTweet So this unique residential institution — in contrast to recent American presidents, Gladstone is the only British leader to have established a library — sees itself as…


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Merkel Warns Britain Against ‘Illusions’ About Post-‘Brexit’ Ties

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Spread the loveTweetShe did not mention the May 7 presidential runoff election in France, though she and other European leaders have made clear that they back the independent centrist candidate…


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U.K. Parliament Approves Theresa May’s General Election Call

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Spread the loveTweetWhile many critics of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union hope that an early general election will give them a chance to obstruct the process, current opinion polls…


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