Brexit

David Stewart December 08, 2017
Britain and Ireland both want to prevent the return of a “hard border” around Northern Ireland, but that goal is difficult to square with leaving the European Union.
An 'Orange walk' in Belfast in 2011. (Wikimedia Commons from user Ardfern)
David Stewart July 12, 2017
When it proved necessary to negotiate with the D.U.P to secure their support in the House of Commons, the money tree was found and shaken and over £1 billion of public spending promised to the Six Counties of Northern Ireland.
Londoners participate in a moment of silence on Tuesday morning to remember terrorist attack victims in the London Bridge area. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
David Stewart June 06, 2017
Prime Minister May’s record on terrorism, and a widespread hostility to Donald Trump, also complicates the Tories’ bid for a mandate in parliamentary elections.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, with lawmaker Angus Robertson an SNP member of the UK Parliament, speak to the media outside the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for a snap June 8 general election, seeking to strengthen her hand in European Union exit talks and tighten her grip on a fractious Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8.
A European and British Union flags hang outside Europe House, the European Parliament's British offices, in London, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
David Stewart March 21, 2017
Each forecasted outcome would have been mocked only a few years ago—yet today, neither is unthinkable.
Demonstrators on Feb. 20, 2017, rally in Parliament Square against a planned state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
David Stewart February 24, 2017
This is not a country at ease with itself, if it ever were. The United Kingdom continues to display more and more intolerance and anger.