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    Queen’s Speech Lays Out Boris Johnson’s Domestic Agenda

    To deliver what the British prime minister calls the “people’s priorities,” sharp spending increases are promised...

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    Boris Johnson Has a Mandate. Now, What Will He Do With It?

    After a consequential but strangely inconclusive election, the prime minister still has not said what he...

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    Welcome to Parliament. Now Sit Down and Shut Up.

    New lawmakers may have realized a lifetime ambition. But with a huge Conservative majority, individual members...

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    U.K. Plans to Pass Anti-B.D.S. Law

    The new Conservative government plans to pass a law restricting local authorities from participating in the...

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    U.K. Election Result Starts Clock on Brexit Talks With E.U.

    Few expect the negotiations on the country’s future trade and security relationship with the bloc to...

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    Violence in Northern Ireland Rising Amid Political Paralysis

    Paramilitary attacks are increasing again, fueled by economic stagnation, a leadership vacuum and the impact of...

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    The U.K. Election Explained, in One Number

    Votes for the pro-Brexit Conservatives had 10 times the effective power of votes for the anti-Brexit...

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    In U.K. Vote, Online Disinformation Is the New Normal

    Foreign meddling was once the most feared source of online deception before critical elections. Now, some...

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    A Sick U.K. Boy’s Story Was True. But False Posts Followed.

    An accurate story about an overcrowded hospital quickly became an election issue in Britain. Then came...

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    How Labour’s Working-Class Vote Crumbled and Its Nemesis Won the North

    The Labour Party’s devastating defeat in an ex-stronghold has grave consequences for a party: Its two...

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    In Johnson Victory, Democrats and Republicans See Lessons for 2020

    The 2016 Brexit vote seemed to be a harbinger of President Trump’s election. But Boris Johnson’s...

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    For Scotland and Northern Ireland, a Weakening of Ties

    Both strongly opposed Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan. With that now a certainty, independence is in the...

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    Brexit Is Going to Get Done. But on Whose Terms?

    Boris Johnson’s victory has drawn in millions of former Labour voters whose vision of Brexit is...

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    Conservatives Win Commanding Majority in U.K. Vote: ‘Brexit Will Happen’

    The strong showing is vindication for Boris Johnson, who now has a chance to put his...

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    Photos of the U.K. in the Shadow of Brexit

    Britain feels anxious, with traditional loyalties cracking. A fifth election in five years has cleaved the...

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    Boris Johnson Tries On a New Campaign Persona: Disciplined

    The British prime minister is more grim tactician now than “the clownish, cuddly fellow” of the...

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    Jeremy Corbyn, U.K. Labour Leader, Races to Close Election Gap

    The national polls put the Conservatives ahead, just as they did in 2017 when the left-wing...

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    U.K. Health Service Poses a Late Election Issue for Boris Johnson

    There is a dawning realization among voters that the prime minister’s vow to complete Brexit could...

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    Young Voters Helped Upend Last U.K. Election. Can It Happen Again?

    The left-wing opposition Labour Party outperformed most polls in 2017 thanks in part to its strength...

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    Brexit Will Bring a Baby Boom, Boris Johnson Promises

    Another dubious claim has drawn attention on the campaign trail in the lead-up to British elections...

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    Now Drawing Viewers: The Election Interview Boris Johnson Won’t Do

    Britain’s prime minister has yet to set a date with Andrew Neil, the BBC’s feared political...

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    Hugh, Actually: In U.K. Campaign, Voters Find an Actor at the Door

    Celebrities have long thrown the weight of their public personas behind political candidates. But Hugh Grant...

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    For Trump and Europe, a Surprising Role Reversal

    Where the president once kept European leaders off balance, Europe’s shifting landscape now has the Great...

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    For Boris Johnson, a Perilous Week Negotiating Terrorism and Trump

    President Trump has roiled British politics before, with comments on terrorism, as well as Brexit, trade...

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    For Johnson, a Perilous Week Ahead, With the Politics of Terror and Trump

    President Trump has roiled British politics before — with comments on terrorism, as well as Brexit,...

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    How an Anti-Brexit London District Could Help Boris Johnson Triumph

    With a big but divided pro-European vote, one of Labour’s most glamorous election targets risks becoming...

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    In Scotland, Brexit Is on the Line. So Is the Future of the U.K.

    The Scots could decide the outcome of Britain’s election next month, the future of Brexit and...

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    Across Northern England, Labour’s ‘Red Wall’ Is Showing Cracks

    As in America, Britain’s rust belt regions are turning to the right, possibly heralding a realignment...

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    Labour Party Manifesto: Corbyn Plan Offers ‘Radical Answers’ for the U.K.

    The opposition leader proposed a $100 billion tax increase on the wealthy to pay for a...

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    At Odds With Labour, Britain’s Jews Are Feeling Politically Homeless

    Once Labourites practically by birth, they are feeling an anti-Semitic chill, leaving many stuck with a...