Brexit

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, Sajid Javid, and Rory Stewart participate in a televised Conservative Party leadership debate on June 18 in London.

Brexit Is for Boys

Since 2016, the campaign to leave the European Union has been led primarily by men. The remaining candidates for prime minister are all male—and they're not talking about the grave consequences of Brexit for women.

Conservative MP and Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 19, 2019.

This Is No Way to Pick a Prime Minister

Britain's process for replacing Theresa May is hard-fought, high-stakes—and completely undemocratic.

Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 13.

Here Comes Boris

Plus: Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi dies in court, the United States sends more troops to the Middle East, and the other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaking during the Conservative Party Spring Forum on April 9, 2014 in London, United Kingdom.   (Photo by Kerry Davies - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Britain’s Tories Bravely Put Party Before Country

Internal fights among the Conservatives have wrecked the U.K.—and Labour isn’t much better.

A Sudanese protester outside Khartoum's army headquarters on June 3, 2019.

The World This Weekend

Chaos worsens in Sudan, Theresa May exits No. 10 Downing St., and the United States marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

A papier-mâché Theresa May is seen during a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Jan. 15.

How Brexit Was Radicalized

Euroskepticism was once the purview of policy wonks. The Leave campaign changed all that, and in doing so may have undermined Britain’s Conservative Party for a generation.

Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on May 24 in London.

May Leaves, Brexit Remains

Plus: Hong Kong prepares for protest over mainland extradition, Ethiopia tries to mediate in Sudan, and the other stories we're following today.

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives at the Foreign Office on July 15, 2016 in London.

There’s Nothing Behind Boris Johnson’s Clown Mask

A brief survey of the likely future U.K. prime minister’s very long—and very thin—resume.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks to the press following a vote on on May 29 in Jerusalem.

Will Netanyahu Survive?

Plus: Trump slaps tariffs on Mexico and weighs in on British politics, and the other stories we're following today.

People chat in front of a mural depicting Iran's flag of Iran, in Tehran, Iran on May 22.

Mixed Messages on Iran

Plus: Stocks fall again amid trade war, Netanyahu misses his government deadline, and the other stories we're following today.

People walk across carpeting with the EU flag  at the German Christian Democrats (CDU) headquarters during European Parliament elections on May 26 in Berlin, Germany.

Leaders Meet Over EU’s Future

Plus: Netanyahu faces a deadline to form a coalition, a mass stabbing in Japan, and what to watch in the world this week.

In Hyderabad, India, supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) join in a celebration rally on May 24.

The World This Weekend

Theresa May steps down, Narendra Modi steps back up, and Sebastian Kurz cleans house.

British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation outside No. 10 Downing St. in London on May 24.

Theresa May’s Successor May Be Just as Doomed

Whoever takes over will face the same intractable Brexit dilemmas.

Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on May 24, 2019 in London, England.

Theresa May Broke Britain

Her legacy is a mangled party in a mangled Parliament in a badly mangled country.

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside No. 10 Downing St. in London on May 24.

Theresa May Stands Down

A transcript of the British prime minister’s resignation speech.

Matteo Salvini, leader of the Italian Lega party, delivers a speech during a nationalist rally on May 18, ahead of EU Parliament elections.

Europe Votes

Plus: Election results expected in India, protests in Indonesia, and the other stories we're following today.

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed lawmakers on the Iran threat, May 21, 2019.

United States Sticks to Iran Deterrence

Plus: Theresa May's "new deal," Sudan's protesters on strike, and the other stories we're following today.

Sudanese protesters wave flags during a sit-in outside military headquarters in Khartoum on May 15.

Sudan’s Transition Talks Suspended

The transition in Sudan is put on hold amid violence, Europe balks at the U.S. military response to Iran, and the United States hits Chinese firm Huawei with sanctions.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to the media on April 24 in Auckland.

A Global Call to End Online Extremism

Government leaders and tech companies convene to combat violent extremism online, an ongoing curfew amid violence in Sri Lanka, and the crackdown on Venezuela’s opposition continues.

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