UK coronavirus response: What does Britain know that Europe doesn’t?

Flanked by the country’s chief scientific and medical advisers, the Prime Minister announced that his government was moving to the “delay” phase of its plan to tackle the outbreak, and warned Britons that they were facing their “worst public health crisis for a generation” and should be prepared “to lose loved ones before their time.”…

With joy and sadness, UK MEPs pack up in Brussels

Nigel Farage wears socks with the Union flag as he speaks at the European Parliament in Brussels (Francisco Seco/AP) With joy and sadness, UK MEPs pack up in Brussels Independent.ie The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union — cardboard boxes and Union Jack socks and all. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/with-joy-and-sadness-uk-meps-pack-up-in-brussels-38904697.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/8d987/38904694.ece/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_776ce269-6d49-453b-8321-0aa300757c26_1 Email The United Kingdom is leaving…

Trump heads to NATO summit and Britain braces for impact

But when the two-day confab of NATO leaders kicks off Tuesday, Trump won’t be the only polarizing figure in attendance. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an illiberal demagogue reviled by many in the European establishment, may furrow the most brows after his government acquired and then tested an advanced Russian antiaircraft missile system, a move…

The Conservative Party Leadership Race

The 2018 dystopian videogame We Happy Few takes place in an alternate version of Britain in 1964. A sparsely-detailed plot suggests that twenty years after the Nazi conquest of Britain, the Soviet counter-conquest of Europe, and the collapse of the Empire, 1960s Britain has become a desolate, hopeless land. Consequently the game’s setting, the fictional…