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United Kingdom (U.K.)
Understanding the pro-Brexit vote in one English town
Many people in St. Helens, a former industrial powerhouse, feel left behind.
Brexit uncertainty clouds UK economic outlook
Prime minister's upcoming departure adds a layer of political confusion.
As Brexit looms, London frets about its future
London voted to remain in the EU, but now the likelihood of leaving worries many.
How did Shakespeare make his money?
Did theater or wool-trading account for the playwright's wealth?
Scotland says no to independence. Now what?
The "no's" have it: the United Kingdom is still united as a kingdom.
Will the Scottish referendum come down to 'Braveheart' or cool head ?
Opponents of Scottish independence say emotion is getting the better of independence supporters.
Scotland's currency dilemma
UK politicians say if Scotland becomes independent, it can no longer use the pound.
A small UK company with big graphene dreams
The wonder material isolated a decade ago has yet to live up to its promise.
Britain is giving subsidies for rock music
U.K. arts subsidies used to be mainly for ballet and theater. That's changing.
Why not seize Putin's assets?
The EU and U.S. are considering sanctions to punish Russia for its intervention in Ukraine.