Under policies broadly pursued in the West, the winners from globalisation have been mainly the rich.
Following the Brexit referendum on Friday, the UK will be the first country to exit the EU bloc, potentially unleashing a cascade of further division.
Sometimes cliches and hyperbole are inescapable. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union really is momentous; it really will reshape Europe’s political landscape; things really will never be quite…
Boris Johnson led the Leave campaign. Now Brexit might have positive implications for UK trade.
Australia could stand to benefit from trade with a newly liberated UK.
There is a a great mass of the electorate that are rarely polled accurately and rarely let their views known, yet determine electoral outcomes.
The key issue here is how to interpret Article 50 of the EU Treaty, which sets out the procedure for a member state to withdraw from the EU.
He’s right to look over his shoulder.
The end of a sorry chapter for Labour is nigh – but the next is being written on the hoof.
Markets plunged after the UK voted to exit the EU. Africa’s trade relations with both the EU and UK will be affected by the decision.
Emerging market countries that rely heavily on commodity exports will be hit hardest by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
The polling industry struggled to predict the last British election, and referendums are even harder.
Malcolm Turnbull said the shockwaves of the past 48 hours were a sharp reminder of the volatility in the global economy.
Malcolm Turnbull has warned voters of the need for stable government in uncertain times, in a pitch to counter Labor's fear campaign and the temptation for electors to lodge a protest vote.
Feelings about the EU come down to a sense of identity and the more you age, the more English you feel.
A voting station in London where the remain vote was strong. Only the London region, Scotland and Northern Island voted to remain.
The London area has been the U.K.'s political and economic power center, causing the social inequality with other parts of England and Wales that fueled the leave campaign.
A significant number of people were always going to be disappointed by the result. This is for anyone who wanted to stay.
Once again, Londoners are calling for the city to become independent: could it really happen?
An EU-wide network of funding and researchers delivers around £1bn a year of support to UK science.
Spain is already calling for joint sovereignty but Gibraltarians are unlikely to stand for that.
Merkel: a watershed moment.
Angela Merkel has called for Europe to stand together in the face of Brexit.
Now what are you going to do with it?
UKIP's Nigel Farage and others blamed immigration for the desire to "leave." But the real subject of the referendum was a dismal economy that stopped working for most Brits.
Carney tries to reassure investors.
Mark Carney has announced the first part of a plan to settle investor nerves and avoid a market trainwreck. Despite best efforts it may not be enough.
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How the Brexiters won it on the night.
Is Britain downsizing?
The United Kingdom is looking pretty divided right now.