United Kingdom

How will Brexit impact scientific research in the UK?

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.

Global Politics

Power outage: How did global leadership change in 2019?

US President Donald Trump faces a Senate trial over whether to remove him from office in January. But impeachment is not the only way to remove a leader. Here's a look at political shake-ups around the world, where both legal and extralegal means to bring about regime change have made headlines.

Brexit

United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

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.

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Global Politics

Rastamouse upsets some people

The World's Alex Gallafent tells us about a new kids TV show in Britain called Rastamouse. It's wildly popular, but it's also been criticized for racial stereotyping. So will Rastamouse follow Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelina Ballerina onto US screens?