Theresa May Flies to Meet Angela Merkel After a Confrontation in Parliament

Mrs. May faced down the opposition leader at home, Jeremy Corbyn, before she went to Berlin to discuss Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.


Theresa May Wins Vote to Renew Britain’s Nuclear Program

The new prime minister gained approval from Parliament to authorize and update the weapons system, a move intended as a signal that Britain remains a world power.


7 Times Boris Johnson, Britain’s New Foreign Secretary, Was Anything but Diplomatic

An author, journalist and former mayor of London, Mr. Johnson has a rich history of gaffes and controversies.


Theresa May’s British Cabinet Has New Faces but Old Divides

The new prime minister continued to make big changes in her government, but could face splits over how to withdraw from the European Union.


Theresa May, New British Prime Minister, Fires Justice Secretary Michael Gove

Ms. May, who took power on Wednesday, continued to make big changes after her surprising decision to appoint Boris Johnson, the former London mayor, as foreign secretary.


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.


After ‘Brexit,’ Britain Could Look to Norway as a Model

Norway is outside of the European Union, but it can trade easily with the bloc’s members; the hitch is that it must allow the free movement of people.


Theresa May, Britain's New Leader

Theresa May has been sworn in as Britain’s second female prime minister. Stephen Castle, The Times’s London correspondent, talks about the new leader.


News Analysis: Theresa May, Untested and Ascending to Manage ‘Brexit’

No one is quite sure if Ms. May, the next British prime minister, can successfully balance the nation’s economic and political needs with the exit from the European Union.


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.


Theresa May Is Poised to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister

Ms. May is set to take over on Wednesday, succeeding David Cameron at a time of immense upheaval for Britain.


Theresa May Poised to Be Britain’s Next Premier as Andrea Leadsom Quits Race

It was not immediately clear how quickly Ms. May’s victory would be formally ratified by her party, but there appeared to be no hurdles to her ascension.


Andrea Leadsom Pulls Out of Race

Ms. Leadsom, Britain’s energy minister and a former top candidate to lead the Conservative Party, announced on Monday she would drop out of the race, leaving Theresa May as the … Continue Reading →


Obama Tells NATO That ‘Europe Can Count On’ the U.S.

The president assured alliance partners that threats from terrorism and an aggressive Russia would not deter the United States.


After ‘Brexit’ Vote, Immigrants Feel a Town Turn Against Them

Long-simmering anger in Boston, England, has become more explicit and worrisome, including a leaflet asking, “Did you pack your bags yet?”


‘Brexit’ Briefing: May and Leadsom Face Off to Become Prime Minister

The next premier will be a woman, consumer confidence has tanked and the trans-Atlantic alliance may be facing its most important moment since the Cold War.


‘Brexit’ Briefing: May, Gove or Leadsom? Conservatives Vote

Tory lawmakers are choosing the two finalists who will go before the party’s rank-and-file members to become the next leader, as well as Britain’s prime minister.


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.


In Shadow of ‘Brexit,’ NATO Will Sound Message of Unity Against Russia

The multinational group is poised to agree to add four battalions along the eastern front in answer to an increasingly aggressive Russian leadership.


Fed Officials Saw Outlook as Cloudy at Meeting Before ‘Brexit’ Vote

A unanimous vote in June to keep rates steady was a result of confusion, rather than consensus.


‘Brexit’ Briefing: Constitutional Conundrums, Real Estate Woes and Tory Voting

Updates on the aftershocks of Britain’s June 23 referendum to leave the European Union.


British Soccer Teams Brace for the Impact of ‘Brexit’

The ability of Britain’s top soccer clubs to sign and retain some international stars would be complicated should the country leave the European Union. Rugby and cricket teams could also … Continue Reading →


Welsh Reject E.U., but Its Money Will Be Missed

One of the looming questions in the aftermath of the “Brexit” vote is what happens to European Union aid flowing into places like Wales.


Theresa May, the Steely, Steady Woman Who Might Lead Britain

As lawmakers start voting to narrow the contenders for head of the party, Ms. May stands as a front-runner, with a reputation for seriousness and hard work behind her.


Wigan’s Road to Brexit: Anger, Loss and Class Resentments

The Labour-dominated city voted Leave to jolt elites in London as well as in Brussels into restoring their lost world of secure jobs and communities.


Financial Strain Grows From ‘Brexit’ Vote

As bond yields and the pound decline, three major real estate funds have suspended payouts, a rare move that reflects mounting industry concerns.


‘Britain Is No Home to Me’: Five Artists Respond to ‘Brexit’

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has led to intense soul-searching for the country’s cultural establishment.


Memo From London: Luck Runs Out for a Leader of ‘Brexit’ Campaign

Boris Johnson, the chronically disheveled former mayor of London, was done in by his own hubris and lack of preparation in the face of the Brexit result.


The 5 Conservatives Vying to Become Britain’s Next Prime Minister

After Boris Johnson’s decision not to seek the leadership of the Conservative Party, these are the main contenders.


Common Sense: After ‘Brexit,’ Finding a New London for the Financial World to Call Home

Our columnist handicaps the race for the biggest financial prize since London was thrust to the fore.


As Britain Faces Uncertainty, Europeans Jockey for London’s Business

Just days after the “Brexit” vote, companies and cities across Europe hope to profit by luring businesses and helping those wishing to move.


The Interpreter: The E.U. Is Democratic. It Just Doesn’t Feel That Way.

The bloc was designed to rise above and defuse nationalist politics. That is why, for many Europeans, it does not feel like a functioning democracy.


Merkel Vows to Keep Europe Together, as Farage and Le Pen Cheer ‘Brexit’

Leaders of European Union member states began converging in Brussels to respond to Britain’s decision to leave.


Economic Fears Rising, Britain Hopes to Stay in E.U. Market

Leaders on both sides of the “Brexit” debate signaled that they wanted continued access to the free-trade zone, though the European Union may have other ideas.


Pro-‘Brexit’ City of Sunderland Glad to Poke Establishment in the Eye

Sunderland, England, a former shipbuilding center with high unemployment, voted overwhelmingly for leaving the European Union, though the city benefited from the bloc.


Economic Trends: ‘Brexit’ Is Locking In the Forces That Already Haunt the Global Economy

Those forces have self-reinforcing, vicious-cycle dimensions that make it a perilous time for the world’s economies.


As Migrants Face Abuse, Fear That ‘Brexit’ Has Given License to Xenophobia

Amid reports of attacks and graffiti aimed at Britain’s immigrants, human rights advocates and politicians expressed alarm that the vote had unleashed simmering hatred.


Political Calculus: Right-Wing Populism Is Prevailing in Left-Wing Strongholds Around the World

An electorate split between the people who have benefited from globalization and those who haven’t.


DealBook: ‘Brexit’ Doesn’t Mean Game Over, but It May Be Just the First Domino

Yes, Britain’s economy is likely to suffer in the near term, but the most dire effects of the country’s split from the E.U. may be felt on the Continent.