One small piece of the Brexit puzzle will be how the UK funds scientific research, and how easy or hard it will be for scientists — who traditionally are part of an international, mobile workforce — to work outside their home country.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in parliament Friday, the first step toward fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain's departure from the European Union by Jan. 31 after his landslide victory.
Britain's election campaign has delivered funny, strange and surreal moments, from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit-branded boxing to a stranded train full of journalists on their way to a speech about rail investment. As voters head to the polls, here are some the highlights from six weeks of cross-country campaigning.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on course to win Thursday's election though the race has tightened markedly and he can no longer be sure of a majority, according to opinion polls published on the eve of the vote.
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went on the Brexit offensive on Friday, seeking to hit back at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's main campaign message as they both prepared for a final TV showdown ahead of next week's election.
Public anxiety is growing over the United Kingdom's National Health Service — a national institution that guarantees tax-funded medical care to anyone in the UK. But parts of the NHS have begun to erode in the last decade — and there are concerns about US involvement in the system.
Susan "Zanny" Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of the Economist, speaks with Marco Werman about the impact a global recession could have on politics around the world, and the long-term trade ramifications of Brexit.