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UK Employers Fear Worker Shortages in New Immigration Plan

LONDON — Vegetables rotting in the fields, food going unprocessed, the elderly and disabled left without care. That’s the alarming picture painted by some British employers about the impact of new U.K. immigration rules set to be introduced in less than a year. Farms, food factories and care homes said...

Brexit Finally Arrives Friday: A Momentous yet Quiet Moment

BRUSSELS — Friday will mark a truly historic moment, but almost nothing will happen. A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by Brexiteers in London at the moment of Britain's departure — at 11 p.m. in the...

'Confused and Angry': Brexit Unsettles EU Citizens in the UK

LONDON — Anxious, angry, abandoned. Brexit elicits strong emotions, and as Britain’s departure from the European Union approaches, more than 3 million U.K. residents who are citizens of EU countries are feeling the impending separation more strongly than most. Brexit is a huge economic and social experiment, and the U.K.'s...

In Snub to US, Britain Will Allow Huawei in 5G Networks

LONDON — Britain decided Tuesday to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to supply new high-speed network equipment, ignoring the U.S. government's warnings that it would sever intelligence cooperation if the company was not banned. Britain's decision is the first by a major U.S. ally in Europe, and follows intense lobbying...

Prince Harry: 'Powerful Media' Is Why He's Stepping Away

LONDON — Prince Harry took aim at the journalists who have dissected his life since the day he was born as he expressed regret for the way he has had to step down from royal duties. In a personal speech that referenced his late mother, Princess Diana, who died in...

UK Leader: Royal Rift Over Harry-Meghan Plans Can Be Settled

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday he believes the royal family can resolve a serious rift over the plans of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, who want to break free of their royal roles and move to Canada. The plans of Harry and Meghan, also known...

Lawmakers Approve Brexit Bill, UK on Course for Jan. 31 Exit

LONDON — Britain passed a long-elusive milestone on the road to Brexit on Thursday when the House of Commons approved a bill authorizing the country’s departure from the European Union at the end of the month. Lawmakers voted by 330-231 to pass the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which sets the terms...

UK Lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit Bill, Pave Way to Exit EU

LONDON — British lawmakers gave preliminary approval Friday to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill, clearing the way for the U.K. to leave the European Union next month. The House of Commons voted 358-234 for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. It will receive more scrutiny and possible amendment next month, and...

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