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Labour has been here before. In 1981 [...] a group of moderates broke away to form the Social Democratic Party. The adventure ended in failure, and the 1983 election saw Margaret Thatcher lead the Conservatives to their most decisive postwar victory.
While the details are not yet clear, [May’s] plan seems to make grammar schools more meritocratic and more open to underprivileged pupils.
Nobody said quitting the European Union would be easy.
In any single place, there should be only one set of laws — applied to everyone, fairly and equally.
From the Cayman Islands to the United Kingdom, we extend a hearty congratulations to new U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.
It was not supposed to be this way. The script was for “Remain” to win with a narrow majority; the high “Leave” vote merely giving the European Union a bloody nose.
Brexit was an assertion of national sovereignty and an attempt, in one fell swoop, to recover it. There is much to admire in that impulse. But at what cost?
The people of the United Kingdom voted “Yes” to leave the European Union. But the more pressing question remains unanswered: Who will lead the U.K. out of the EU?
This is no time to sell the United Kingdom short.
How much further the “special relationship” between the United States and Britain will be devalued will depend on what now looks like a very unpredictable course of events in London.
The Brexit decision should have been made by the U.K.’s elected representatives, not by individual voters in polling booths throughout the nation.
The government must take this issue of the U.K.’s exit from the EU as a very serious matter ….
British voters have defied the will of their leaders, foreign allies, experts and much of the political establishment by opting to rupture this country's primary connection to Europe in a stunning result that will radiate vast economic, political and security uncertainty across the globe.
The doomsday narrative of British Prime Minister David Cameron, the Bank of England and their official friends around the world is setting a course for a self-fulfilling financial panic.
Andrew Hammond Nobody doubts that a vote to leave the EU on June 23 could bring enormous change in Britain’s relationship with Europe and its...
Project Fear was a potentially fatal mistake. The positive case for a British future in Europe needed to be made as well.
The EU suffers from chronic slow growth thanks to a smothering bureaucracy and single currency that fits the needs of the continental economy like stilettos on a ballerina.
We here in the Cayman Islands aren’t being given a say in whether the U.K. remains with or leaves the EU. We’ll offer our advice anyway: Get out. Get out now.
Misery loves company, so refugees from America’s Republican Party should understand that theirs is not the only party that has chosen a leader who confirms caricatures of it while repudiating its purposes.
Sixty-five years ago, what has become the European Union was an embryo conceived in fear. It has been stealthily advanced from an economic to a political project, and it remains enveloped in a watery utopianism even as it becomes more dystopian.
If it votes to leave the European Union in next month’s referendum, Britain will bear a substantial and lasting economic cost: That’s the conclusion of several authoritative new studies.
There are two sides to any divorce, and the relatively passive partner – in this case the EU – must also consider the impact of losing Britain.
U.K. voters need to hear what U.S. President Barack Obama has to say, because proponents of leaving the EU have already involved the U.S. in their campaign.
Bloomberg View Editorial Board George Osborne, Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, depressed both his currency and his countrymen last week with a downer of speech...
Marc Champion Last week Britain’s David Cameron made a rare visit – for a Western leader – to Hungary’s pariah-like Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Cameron...
Matt Qvortrup British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to allow his cabinet colleagues to campaign their consciences on whether to stay in the European Union...