Areas of west Belfast are dominated by vivid murals depicting armed Loyalist and Republican paramilitary figures.

Is Brexit destabilizing Northern Ireland?


Last month’s violence in Northern Ireland was blamed on anger over Brexit but, upon closer inspection, the issues run much deeper.

Scottish bass player Ben Ellis has performed with Iggy Pop for the past seven years with many concerts at festivals throughout Europe.

British musicians warn of devastating impact of new Brexit rules 

A shellfish export truck with a protest sign written across the trailer "Incompetent Government Destroying Shellfish Industry" drives past the Palace of Westminster in London

Scottish fishermen say their industry is in crisis after Brexit  

A long line of semi-trucks are shown bumper to bumper on a highway on an overcast day.

For UK exporters, post-Brexit border chaos arrives early

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shown wearing a suit and walking with a red folder under his arm and a large Christmas tree in the background.

UK, EU leaders to meet Wednesday amid Brexit no-deal signals

Russian President Vladimir Putin is shown speaking into a microphone and wearing a dark suit.

UK officials ‘avoided’ looking into Russian meddling

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A long-awaited report on Russian meddling in British politics criticized the UK government for failing to investigate whether Moscow interfered in the 2016 Brexit referendum, with the document’s authors describing the lack of curiosity about this threat to democracy as a major failure at the heart of power.

A man wearing a red top hat with the Russian hammer a sickle is shown holding a sign that says, "Thanks for the Russian Brexit through.

Britain ‘actively avoided’ looking into Russia meddling; EU reaches stimulus deal; New US sanctions on Chinese companies

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Britain’s government failed to determine and “actively avoided” looking into whether Russia meddled in the country. And, European Union leaders reached a $857 billion deal on a massive stimulus plan. Also, the US announced sanctions against a new group of 11 Chinese companies, accusing them of alleged involvement in human rights violations against Uighurs.

A man waves a British flag on Brexit day in London, Britain, on Jan. 31, 2020.

Brexit? It’s still a thing.


Thought Brexit was over, right? Wrong. Britain did leave the EU at the end of January, but in reality, nothing much has changed. The real deadline is Dec. 31, and negotiations are set to take place until then. There’s just one problem: a pandemic.

10 Downing Street is illuminated on Brexit day in London

With Brexit here, Poles in the UK wonder where home is


In recent years, Polish was the second-most common language in the UK. That’s why in 2016, when the Brexit vote passed, the Polish community felt particularly targeted.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shown standing at a lecturn with a microphone and several parliamentary members sitting behind him.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wins vote on Brexit deal in time for Christmas


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.