Brexit

Anti-Brexit campaigner Steve Bray holds banners as he stands outside Parliament in London on Jan. 30, 2020. Although Britain formally leaves the European Union on Jan. 31, little will change until the end of the year. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
David Stewart January 30, 2020
As a moment approaches that is certainly historically massive, one of great triumph or crushing disaster according to your Brexit leaning, Britons are winding ourselves up over a clockwork bell and getting into a flap about a flag.
The opposition Labour Party suffered its worst defeat since 1935.
Britain and the EU have pledged to keep the border open after Brexit, but they have struggled to find a solution that is acceptable to both sides.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street in London on Sept. 25. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
David Stewart September 25, 2019
The highest court in the land ruled unanimously and unambiguously that Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in attempting to suspend Parliament only weeks before Brexit, the withdrawal of Great Britain from the European Union, is set to take effect.
David Stewart September 12, 2019
On Wednesday morning, gasps followed the court’s ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request for a suspension had the “improper purpose of stymieing Parliament.”
Matt Malone, S.J. September 06, 2019
The fact that the national legislatures of both the United States and the United Kingdom are unable to govern properly cannot be a mere coincidence.