Brexit supporters gather during a rally in London in late August 2019, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspended Parliament.
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The United Kingdom pretty much did what it wanted in the EU. That it chose to pursue a national agenda of austerity and neoliberalism has nothing to do with Europe.
Johnson arrives at the Conservative Party headquarters.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
United Kingdom officials suggest that messaging apps should build in law enforcement access to encrypted text, raising concerns about user privacy.
A recent proposal by the United Kingdom's Government Communications Headquarters agency suggests building in law enforcement access to encrypted communications. This has implications for users' digital rights and privacy.
Jeremy Hunt (left) and Boris Johnson (right) are battling it out to be the next leader of the Tory party, and ultimately the next leader of the UK.
In keeping with the permanent state of political misery induced by Brexit, any outcome of the leadership contest and the subsequent UK-EU politics will make almost everyone unhappy.
Scotland is eyeing another independence referendum and now Wales wants in on the act. England feels left behind and Northern Ireland is at the centre of the Brexit impasse. Things aren't fine.
On March 7, 2019, demonstrators gathered outside the National Assembly in Paris. The sign above reads “Deputies, please save the climate”. The one in front reads “Fossilise the future?”
By enacting a legislative framework to achieve carbon neutrality, France and the United Kingdom are making a difference in the fight against climate change.
Jeremy Hunt is toning up his bod, but the key to success might be in his head.
Study suggests certain psychological characteristics get you to the frontbench. But they might not make you many friends along the way.
Boris Johnson is one of the leading candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minster. He has none of the required qualities to make a success of Brexit.
If Boris Johnson becomes PM, the most likely outcome is a no-deal Brexit leavened with the rhetoric of past and future glories of the UK. There are better candidates for the job.
Is there such a thing as an European identity?
Does an "European culture" or a "European identity" actually exist?
Populism and nationalism are two concepts that go together today. Isolationist proposals, Euroscepticism and a definition of nation against the "enemy" are three of its main ingredients.
The doner kebab, a typical “German” meal?
Jason M Ramos
While thought of as an unpretentious fast-food dish, the doner kebab is a symbol of the social, political and identity issues facing European society today.
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits, exhibition view.
Bendigo Art Gallery
A new exhibition illustrates the British monarchy's transition from global powerhouse to modern celebrities. But idolised images reign.
Signing the Treaty of Rome in 1957.
In the past decade the EU has been struck by a series of crises that have proven that it is far more vulnerable than previously imagined.
Nixon convinced Fed Chair Arthur Burns, seated left, to lower interest rates, helping him win re-election in 1972.
President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and appears intent on nominating political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
The UK’s Online Harms White Paper provides a starting point to consider what internet regulation can look like.
Britain's Online Harms white paper was developed through public consultations and open, democratic processes. It suggests developing regulations that would be implemented by an arms-length entity.
A ‘hard Brexit’ appears increasingly likely.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they'll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
The family that votes together remains together?
Westminster has consistently disregarded the concerns of the devolved administrations over Brexit.
The final deliveries of the A380 are anticipated for 2021.
The shifting market for air travel has forced Airbus to abandon the production of one of the most impressive aircraft of all time, the super-jumbo A380. Was it folly, bad luck or both?
Theresa May likely wants to escape this room.
The UK's agonizing efforts to find a path out of the European Union is beginning to look a lot like a game or riddle with no solution – and certainly no winners.
Richard Paton, Battle of Barfleur via Wikimedia Commons
British is an imperial term, not a national one.