Theresa May’s Last Dash for a Deal
The British prime minister wins minor concessions in an 11th-hour effort to save Brexit—and her premiership.
Will Brexit Blow Up Britain’s Conservative Party?
Europe has ended the careers of many a Tory prime minister. If Theresa May can’t forge a deal that carries a majority, she could send the party into the political wilderness.
Poland Is Trying to Make Abortion Dangerous, Illegal, and Impossible
Ireland voted to liberalize abortion laws. The far-right government in Warsaw is moving in the opposite direction.
Will the Tories Sacrifice Theresa May to Survive?
Britain’s prime minister is fighting a three-front battle to save her Brexit deal. Most of the party claims to support her, but the prospect of losing power to Jeremy Corbyn might motivate Conservatives to replace their leader.
The Brexit Deal Won’t Destroy Britain
Theresa May’s proposed deal with the European Union won’t put Jeremy Corbyn in power, but it might cost the prime minister her job.
The Democratic Unionist Party Isn’t Bluffing on Brexit. It’s Being ‘Thran.’
The small Northern Irish party that props up the British government has a history of belligerence and brinkmanship. But ultimately it will blink.
Jeremy Corbyn Has a Soft Spot for Extremists
The British Labour leader misses no opportunity to condemn the West, but he’s full of praise for violent revolutionaries.
Theresa May’s Government Is Steering Britain Toward an Iceberg
The Conservative Party's negotiating strategy is premised on telling the EU one thing and British voters another. Doublespeak won't deliver a deal; it will lead to economic and political disaster.
Pope Francis Can’t Redeem Irish Catholicism
If the Church doesn't embrace the people's demand for change, it'll wither away.
Ireland’s Nasty No Campaign
Anti-abortion activists are deploying every imaginable scare tactic to defeat a referendum that would grant Irish women the right to choose.
Britain Has New Northern Ireland Troubles
The British are angry that their new government is forcing them to be reminded of a part of their country they’d prefer to ignore.
Will Theresa May’s Coalition Bring New Troubles to Northern Ireland?
Hard-line unionist politics and a resurgent Sinn Fein are butting heads in Belfast. But with the DUP as kingmaker in Westminster, things could get really ugly.
Irish PM Kenny Meets Trump Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day
Kenny raises issue of undocumented Irish, Pence recalls his Irish grandfather.
Oh, So Now You Want to Go to Ireland?
It's becoming increasingly difficult to move away from the rising far-right.
Life in Apple’s Ireland
The strange nature of living in a tax haven, where 26 percent GDP growth is accompanied by austerity and a homelessness crisis.
Europe Says Apple Owes More than $14 Billion in Unpaid Taxes
European authorities allege Apple paid less than 1 percent on some of its profits.
Microsoft Wins Closely Watched Email Privacy Case Over Feds
Federal agents can't get access to emails stored overseas, court rules.
The Brexit Could Be Bad News for ‘Game of Thrones’
The European Union helps fund production of HBO’s epic in Northern Ireland. If the U.K. leaves, that money could too.