At Brexit Crunch Time, Theresa May Takes a Pummeling

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain delivering a statement outside 10 Downing Street on Wednesday.CreditCreditJack Taylor/Getty Images LONDON — Theresa May rose to her feet before the British House of Commons on Thursday to make the sales pitch of her life, promising that the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union would be “smooth and […]

Brexit for the Non-Brit: What Is It, and Why Can’t They Get It Done?

Competing Brexit demonstrations on Thursday outside Parliament.CreditCreditAdrian Dennis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — After years of delays, stumbles and intermittent negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May this week finally presented a draft plan for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union — and it has been roundly and loudly panned. Her government is teetering on the […]