United Kingdom

Can you go to jail for ‘misgendering’? One British journalist is about to find out

March 19, 2019 5:23 pm

Caroline Farrow is being investigated by a British police force for sending some tweets

Theresa May should pledge to resign – it’s not too late to save her legacy

March 18, 2019 3:22 pm

No one can be certain whether her departure would result in the deal passing, but it would certainly make it more likely

Brexit, Trump’s wall, and the cynical inertia of the political class

March 15, 2019 11:58 am

In our democracies, politicians won’t do what people want

Brexit explained

March 14, 2019 11:22 am

It’s a disaster, and it’s not over yet

Meltdown: three years on and we are no closer to a Brexit resolution

March 14, 2019 10:29 am

No one is in control and the country’s whole system of governance is creaking

What British voters must be offered in a second referendum

March 13, 2019 11:11 pm

The growing mood in Britain is that the country wants Brexit over and done with.

Fear and loathing in the lobbies: how the British government whipped against itself – and lost

March 13, 2019 10:48 pm

MPs received a three-line whip by text, minutes before the vote

British government in chaos after rebel ‘no deal’ amendment passes

March 13, 2019 4:26 pm

If you’re not confused, you haven’t been following closely enough

Why the EU is so eager for Theresa May’s Brexit deal to pass

March 12, 2019 10:56 am

Thanks to the withdrawal agreement, the UK will have to adopt new EU legislation. This will only hand over more power to Brussels

No deal? No problem

February 28, 2019 4:52 am

Britain must – and can – hold its nerve

It’s time to delay Brexit

February 22, 2019 6:52 pm

I’m a Leave voter – and I want to press pause

There’s only way out of this Brexit nightmare – revoke Article 50

February 21, 2019 11:32 am

The EU has the UK in an impossible bind, but there is something we can do

How the Democrats plan to revive the relationship with Europe after Trump

February 19, 2019 8:13 am

It’s no wonder Biden received rousing applause after his Munich speech while Mike Pence received a room full of crickets

Hail Mary

December 16, 2018 11:35 am

Mary Queen of Scots reviewed

Accounts of petty crime in London horrify the New York Times

December 13, 2018 8:03 am

It sounds truly awful

Theresa May has boxed herself in

December 12, 2018 5:51 pm

She stays because she has promised to go

After a day of high drama in Westminster, nothing has changed

December 12, 2018 5:08 pm

Inside Parliament as Theresa May wins a confidence vote

Have the Tory rebels’ methods scuppered their chances of success?

December 12, 2018 10:13 am

The heavy-handed confidence vote operation is deterring Conservative MPs

Ditching Theresa May achieves nothing

December 12, 2018 9:50 am

Changing the pilot right now does not mean a change in direction

What will happen for Theresa May in today’s confidence vote?

December 12, 2018 9:37 am

One long-time backbench ally of the Prime Minister predicts that she’ll win by 200 to 115

The lies and liars of Brexit

December 11, 2018 10:22 am

The politicians I’ve spent my adult life talking to, writing about and often defending, have failed in their first responsibility: to tell people the truth

May’s delay has made a leadership challenge more likely

December 11, 2018 10:00 am

It has become a received wisdom that the British PM has somehow has stayed the executioner’s axe. Yet the opposite is true

Why Theresa May has decided to postpone the Brexit vote

December 10, 2018 9:32 am

Pressure from Cabinet ministers appears to have been effective

Asia Bibi and the case that makes a mockery of the UK’s asylum laws

November 18, 2018 11:52 am

Britain let in the man best known for his defense of the fatwa on Salman Rushdie. But Asia Bibi is a bridge too far?

The top 40 horrors lurking in the small print of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

November 17, 2018 2:22 pm

Britain’s ‘transition period’ could last indefinitely