Northern Ireland future unclear post-Brexit

Without a functioning government in Northern Ireland, details of the post-Brexit relationship with the Republic of Ireland remain unresolved and, more than esoteric trade laws, the very peace deal that ended ‘the Troubles’ could be at stake. It’s been a year since the government of Northern Ireland collapsed. Politicians from both sides of the divided […]

UK, China sign $13bn worth of trade deals

British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to secure a free trade agreement before leaving the European Union in 2019. British business leaders have started a three-day trip to China by signing $13bn worth of trade deals. British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to secure a free trade agreement before leaving the European Union in 2019. […]

'A real mess': Brixton residents decry Britain's Brexit chaos

In Brixton, a pro-EU stronghold in south London, voters speak of dismay as the UK stumbles towards exiting the EU. London, United Kingdom – Patrick Kelly is well accustomed to tall tales and pivoting plots. On the crowded shelves of his bookshop in Brixton, in south London, thrillers and dramas compete silently for the attention of a […]

Thurrock chose to leave the EU. Are voters there still happy?

Britons in Thurrock, which voted to leave the EU, on how they view the negotiations to exit the bloc. Essex, United Kingdom – Few places in Britain were as certain as the borough of Thurrock when asked to weigh up the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union in a June 2016 referendum. More than 72 percent […]