In a setback to Scottish nationalists, the judges ruled that a second referendum on breaking away from London needed the consent of the British Parliament.
By Mark Landler
Stung by inflation and bracing for tax increases, the country is in the midst of its gravest slump in a generation, leading many to wonder how much the split with the European Union is to blame.
Swindon, west of London, has reinvented itself several times, always a rung lower on the economic ladder. Now it awaits another step down.
Britain’s Northern Ireland secretary had been expected to announce on Friday that a new election would be held in December. But a British official failed to set a day for the vote.
While he was among the first to come out in favor of Britain’s exit from the European Union, he hasn’t shared the Conservative Party’s hard-line approach.
By Jenny Gross
In the United States, too, the rise of inside-party primaries has empowered candidates at the extremes, and the result is likely to be a greater disconnect with the public.
By Max Fisher
The former Conservative leader, who was forced out of office after scandals this summer, hasn’t declared his candidacy, but dozens of party lawmakers already support him.
Some experts link Liz Truss’s downfall to the ripple effect of Britain’s departure from the European Union and the bitter, ideologically opposed factions it created in her party.
Cuando solo habían transcurrido un poco más de seis semanas del inicio de su gestión, la primera ministra británica anunció su renuncia.
By Daniel Victor
A little over six weeks into her leadership, the British prime minister said she would resign.