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Special Election Defeat Poses a Thorny Problem for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has been British prime minister for barely a week, and the honeymoon appears to…

Boris Johnson’s U.K. Tour Highlights Disunity of a Troubled Kingdom

LONDON — In Scotland there were boos, in Wales threats of unrest, and on Wednesday, things…

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s first appearance in Scotland as Britain’s new leader seemed to…

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction

Earlier this month, Boris Johnson, the pro-Brexit human juggernaut who is likely to become the next…

Airbnb, Under Attack in New Jersey, Seeks a New Ally: Voters

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Indigenous Australians Want a ‘Voice to Parliament.’ What Does That Entail?

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Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia will hold a national referendum within the next three years on the…

U.K. Court Tosses Case Alleging Boris Johnson Lied in Brexit Campaign

LONDON — Britain’s High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the…

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims

LONDON — Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, was ordered…

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections

Britain’s new populist Brexit Party was on course to win the country’s European Parliament elections, according…

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions

DUBLIN — Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to ease restrictions on divorce, taking another step toward liberalizing…

Theresa May Offers U.K. Lawmakers a Vote on a Second Referendum

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Tuesday dangled the prospect of a second…

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules

Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws to reach parity with European…

Scottish Leader Calls for Independence Referendum if Britain Leaves the E.U.

Scotland should hold a new referendum on independence from the United Kingdom by 2021 if Britain…

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader

CAIRO — The lone protester stood in an affluent corner of Egypt’s capital on Sunday, nearly…