Brexit

British pound hits new low after May's Brexit remarks

Sterling at $1.21, its lowest since 1985, after prime minister says UK will not hold on to "bits of EU membership".

Europe

Theresa May is failing Brexit Britain

From unsuccessful trade policies to a civil service in chaos, Britain is far from ready for Brexit.

by Alastair Sloan

Politics

UK names new EU ambassador ahead of Brexit talks

The unexpected resignation of Ivan Rogers came just weeks before the Brexit negotiations were to start.

Brexit

Britain's EU ambassador quits ahead of Brexit talks

Ivan Rogers abruptly resigns three months before the UK begins negotiations to leave the bloc.

Brexit

Brexit tensions play out on steps of UK Supreme Court

Rival protesters trade barbs as country's judges listen to government's case on triggering move to leave EU.

Politics

Don't ditch diversity because progressives failed

It is vital to see protest votes under economic pressure but not to the extent that ignores other motivating forces.

by Rachel Shabi

Brexit

Anti-Brexit party claims major scalp in UK by-election

Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney overturns huge majority to beat Zac Goldsmith, pro-Brexit former London mayoral candidate.

Brexit

Leaked memo says UK government has no plan for Brexit

Leaked memo, prepared by a consultant, allegedly shows that British government has no formal strategy for Brexit.

Brexit

May's Brexit gambit

May played the prerogative powers card to gain political advantage and push for a "softer" Brexit.

by Richard Seymour

Brexit

Brexit court ruling exposes bitter divide in the UK

MP resignation, tabloid anger, and angry hashtags, a day after judges rule Brexit needs parliamentary approval.

United Kingdom

Brexit beats Trumpism, 'mic drop' to word of the year

Widely used word to describe Britain's withdrawal from EU was a 'gift to headline writers everywhere,' says Collins.

United Kingdom

UK's Brexit plan suffers judicial setback

High Court says government cannot implement country's exit from European Union without parliament's approval.

Brexit

The UK has no choice on 'hard' or 'soft' Brexit

Brexiteers underestimate the level of spite European negotiators are willing to display.

by Alastair Sloan

The Listening Post

Speaking truth to power: Journalism in a post-fact era

Are we living in a post-fact world where audiences are happier to bask in constructs of their own acceptable realities?

United Kingdom

UK's LSE academics 'barred' from advising on Brexit

The Foreign Office has told the LSE that non-UK academics should not do advisory work for the government on Brexit.