Going back to 1952, consumer confidence has been a fair guide to presidential election outcomes.
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…
British Prime Minister resigned, after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Global markets nosedived in response to the brexit.
By Margaret Warner
It's the foreboding of watching a trusted, lifelong friend -- the one you've relied on to have your back through any financial or personal crisis -- about to leap into a messy divorce.
After weeks of debate, the moment has arrived for Great Britain to decide whether it will remain part of the European Union. Supporters of the ‘stay’ movement say it’s imperative to be globally connected, while opponents argue too much revenue…
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 Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Prime Minister David Cameron underscored the artists' "remain" message with a visit Friday to London's Abbey Road Studios, where the Beatles once recorded. He met signatories to the letter including "The Wire" star Dominic West and sculptor Anish Kapoor.
By Larisa Epatko
Britain is considering ending a long-term relationship, while a former pope struck one up, a new documentary shows. We explore these and other international developments in this week’s 5-minute quiz.
The United Kingdom determined last week it would join the U.S. and France in bombing the Islamic State in Syria. U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, in Washington to meet with his American counterpart, said that British sorties have been aimed…
By Gretchen Frazee
The UK plans to shut down all its coal-fired power plants by 2025 and replace the energy source largely with natural gas, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd announced Wednesday.
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