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Britain’s Parliament Votes to Delay Brexit, but Not to Control It

LONDON — British lawmakers on Thursday voted to postpone the country’s departure from the European Union but, in a rare victory for Prime Minister Theresa May, narrowly failed to wrest control of the Brexit process from her battered [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: Parliament Votes to Delay Britain’s E.U. Departure

• With just 15 days left until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, and no consensus on how to do it, Parliament voted on Thursday to postpone the fast-approaching departure date. • By the narrowest of margins, Prime [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: Britain’s Parliament Just Voted Against Holding a Second Referendum

• With just 15 days left until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, Parliament was expected to vote Thursday to postpone the fast-approaching departure date. • By the narrowest of margins, Prime Minister Theresa May [...]

Britain’s Big Squeeze: ‘Austerity, That’s What I Know’: The Making of a U.K. Millennial Socialist

BRIGHTON, England — Alex McIntyre was raised on budget cuts. The youth center where he went after school was shuttered when he was 10. When he was 11, his mother’s housing benefit was shaved away, a casualty of the Welfare Reform [...]

The Brexit Amendment Process That Could Reshape Britain’s Future

LONDON — On Tuesday, the British Parliament is to vote on a number of amendments to a motion outlining Prime Minister Theresa May’s Plan B for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. The casual observer will find this an [...]

Theresa May, Britain’s Lady of Perpetual Crisis

Mr. Francois, in November, submitted a scathing letter to the party’s 1922 committee, which has the power to remove the party leader, saying Mrs. May “just doesn’t listen” and is “in complete denial.” Since then, he has missed [...]

Britain’s Theresa May Faces Leadership Vote in Her Conservative Party

LONDON — Britain’s beleaguered prime minister, Theresa May, will face a no-confidence vote on Wednesday within her own Conservative Party, as lawmakers upset with her handling of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union seek [...]

Britain’s Brexit Endgame Is Close. Here’s How It May Play Out.

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29. If it is to avoid a chaotic withdrawal — one that could leave ports blocked and food and drugs running short — it needs an agreement spelling out divorce terms from the [...]

Britain’s Big Squeeze: In Britain, Even Children Are Feeling the Effects of Austerity

MORECAMBE, England — It was half past eight, and the school day was just starting at Morecambe Bay Primary, a state-run elementary school in northwest England. Siobhan Collingwood, the head teacher, pointed to a cheerful boy munching [...]

Britain’s Big Squeeze: As Austerity Helps Bankrupt an English County, Even Conservatives Mutiny

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The local government in an affluent part of England is out of cash, and others may follow. Its former leader blames funding cuts from London. Source: NYT > World