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Brexit

Secret Government Document Predicts the Horrific Chaos That Brexit Will Cause

“This is more like emergency planning for war or a natural disaster and we're doing this voluntarily."
Tim Hume
9.12.19
Brexit

Bare-Knuckle Brexit: Boris Suspended Parliament — and a Literal Fight Broke Out

The British PM's controversial suspension of Parliament took effect Tuesday, but not before protests and a scuffle broke out between MPs.
Tim Hume
9.10.19
Brexit

Brexit Might Completely Wreck Britain, But At Least The Memes Will Be Good

Boris Johnson's Brexit plan has caused a meltdown, a mutiny, and now, maybe, a sleepover in Parliament.
Tim Hume
9.4.19
Europe far right

British White Supremacist Behind the “Punish a Muslim” Campaign Was Just Sentenced to 12 years in Prison

The former IT analyst also sent fake anthrax to the Queen and fan mail to Dylann Roof.
Tim Hume
9.3.19
iran

Iran Warns U.S.: Seize Our Oil Tanker and There’ll Be Consequences

The U.S. says the ship is controlled by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, but a court in Gibraltar ruled it could set sail. Where it's going is a mystery.
Tim Hume
8.19.19
britain

The UK Now Considers Far-Right Terror As Dangerous As Islamic Extremism

Right-wing watch groups say the change to how the UK assesses terrorism threats is long overdue, and are calling on the government to do more.
Tim Hume
7.24.19
United Kingdom

Boris Johnson Helped Create the Brexit Mess. Now it's His Job to Clean It Up.

The former mayor of London has long wanted to be prime minister. Now the top job is his, and so is the Brexit dumpster fire.
Tim Hume
7.23.19
iran

Britain and Iran's Fight Over Oil Tankers Is Getting Serious

British Marines stormed an Iranian oil tanker. Now, an Iranian military commander has threatened to seize a British ship in retaliation.
Tim Hume
7.5.19
Hong Kong

Britain and China are Feuding Over Hong Kong's Protest Movement

The British Foreign Secretary refused to rule out sanctions and expelling diplomats if Beijing cracks down on Hong Kong.
Tim Hume
7.4.19
Milkshaking

What Is Milkshaking?: Far-Righters Are Getting the Cold Shoulder in Britain

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was the latest target.
Tess Owen
5.20.19
ISIS

A British ISIS bride wants to come home from Syria. So the UK revoked her citizenship.

“If you have supported terrorist organizations abroad, I will not hesitate to prevent your return.”
Tim Hume
2.20.19
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The British Labour Party just split over Brexit and anti-Semitism. Here's everything you need to know.

The party has "been hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left.”
Tim Hume
2.18.19
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