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.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured a new Brexit deal from the European Union. It's product of months of planning by the British government, so it’s reasonable to ask what has actually changed since former Prime Minister Theresa May struck her original deal.
Brexit-supporting rebels in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Wednesday they would vote down her European Union divorce deal when she brings it back to parliament next month. Defeat in the vote would likely spell the end of May's divorce deal and probably her premiership.
European officials said on Tuesday the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal in 10 days time was growing as British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned ministers to try to find a Brexit breakthrough.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask her Conservative Party lawmakers on Tuesday to send a message to Brussels that they would support her Brexit deal if a plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland is replaced.
The city of Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland is still healing from years of sectarian conflict. Two priests, one Catholic and the other Protestant, have written a book about how to get to true peace. The only way, they say, is through forgiveness.
Yes, that's right. Rather than treat terrorism strictly as the frightening, violent act it is, a new book from Lionel Shriver, The New Republic, tries to add a layer of humor to the conversation. Written in 1998, the book is just now being published.
There's not previously been a legal abortion clinic on the Irish island. But this week, a new clinic opened in Belfast, Northern Ireland. While it won't provide surgical abortions, women who meet strict criteria can go there and get the abortion pill. The whole episode marks a change in Irish culture, but has still ignited protests.
The Irish language has often been viewed as a weapon by Irish Catholic and an enemy tongue by the country's Protestants. But no longer, if some Irish have their way. They're trying to reclaim the language for both sides, and take the politics out of it.
Fertilizer is perhaps the most common ingredient in IEDs in Afghanistan, Iraq and has also been used in bombs in the United States and around the world. Scientists have tried for years to make ammonium nitrate fertilizer less detonable without success. Until now.