Great Britain voted 52 to 48 percent Thursday to become the first nation to leave the European Union. The vote prompted Prime Minister David Cameron -- a leading voice in the “Remain” camp -- to announce his resignation, though he…
By PBS NewsHour
Thursday’s Brexit vote was largely a victory for right-wing British politics. But both “Leave” and “Remain” supporters had a plethora of political and emotional motivations. For a closer look at what drove the British majority to decide to exit the…
By Paul Solman
First, of course, are the political implications. Second, these are millions upon millions of people who were voting against their pocketbooks. The third shock is more personal: my apparent over-reliance on the prediction markets, and on economists like Justin Wolfers…
By Larisa Epatko
The UK is holding a referendum on June 23 on whether Britain should exit the European Union. We collected some handy guides and interesting reads on what to expect either way.
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama sets out this week on his first in a series of international farewell tours, a sometimes wistful tradition for presidents in legacy mode. But in a reminder of this president's uneven ties to allies, Obama's…
By Vikram Mansharamani
The fundamental issue at hand is that monetary union without political integration generates tension and instability.
Officials from Germany, Great Britain and France called for a more comprehensive plan on Sunday to process and distribute the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have poured into Europe this year, undertaking journeys that have turned deadly and exposing…
By PBS NewsHour
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
The British royal family celebrated the christening of Prince William and Kate Middleton's 9-week-old daughter Charlotte on Sunday.
David Cameron may have held on to power after British elections, but he'll face a number of challenges, including the rising power of the Scottish National Party and a referendum on whether the UK should stay in the European Union.
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