Theresa May’s Style: Put Your Head Down and Get to Work

Britain’s new prime minister is widely seen as a safe pair of hands, but the times may demand that she be both steady and bold.


Theresa May Is Britain’s New Prime Minister After David Cameron’s Resignation

“The government I lead will be driven not by the interest of the privileged few, but by yours,” she said on Wednesday, addressing the many Britons who struggle to get … Continue Reading →


David Cameron Resigns as Britain’s Prime Minister

At 5 p.m., he is expected to tender his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, who will then invite his successor, Theresa May, to form a government.


Cameron Gives Last Remarks at Parliament

David Cameron appeared before Parliament for the final time, before his successor, Theresa May, was sworn in.


David Cameron Appears Before Parliament on Final Day as Prime Minister

The British leader is expected to tender his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, who will then invite his successor, Theresa May, to form a government.


David Cameron to Appear Before Parliament on Final Day as Prime Minister

The British leader is expected to tender his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, who will then invite his successor, Theresa May, to form a government.


5 Things to Know About Theresa May, Britain’s Next Prime Minister

Ms. May is set to become the country’s leader on Wednesday. She’s been a long-serving cabinet minister and has promised to guide Britain out of the European Union.


David Cameron Gets Hustled Out of Downing Street, but the Cat Stays

The only resident of 10 Downing Street to be spared the indignity of one of Britain’s fastest political transitions in recent memory will be Larry the Cat.


Cameron Says He Will Resign Wednesday

Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain gave his support to Theresa May’s bid to be his successor and said he would officially resign on Wednesday. He then ended the announcement … Continue Reading →


Memo From Britain: British Politics Gives a Sense of Government by Old School Chums

It’s hard not to conclude that Britain’s path into crisis has largely been determined by an elite clique of people plotting with and scheming against one another.


Boris Johnson Won’t Seek to Succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister

His decision not to run for the leadership of the Conservative Party in Britain followed the surprise decision of his ally Michael Gove to enter the contest.


The Interpreter: How Britain Could Exit ‘Brexit’

The country has a few options for how it might remain in the European Union. Each carries significant risks — but, then again, so does leaving.


European Leaders Tell a Dazed Britain to Get Going on ‘Brexit’

There were clear indications Saturday of a tense and bickering divorce, as European leaders urged Britain to hurry up and begin its departure.


‘Brexit’ Aftershocks: More Rifts in Europe, and in Britain, Too

The British pound and stock prices plummeted, there was immediate pressure for another referendum on Scottish independence, and David Cameron said he would resign by October.


Britain Votes to Leave the European Union

The stunning outcome reflected populist sentiment and is sure to have far-reaching effects on Britain’s place in the world and the future of the E.U.