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Frank Langfitt

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Britain's Vote To Leave EU Creates Uncertainty In Ireland

Monday, July 25, 2016

Britain's decision has repercussions for Ireland and the future of the border between the Irish Republic, an EU member state, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.

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Key Cabinet Members Chosen By Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Cabinet member who is best known in the U.S. is Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, and a leader of the campaign to withdraw Britain from the European Union. He's the new foreign secretary.

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Theresa May Becomes New British Prime Minister Amid Brexit Fallout

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Britain's New Prime Minister Theresa May has taken up residence at 10 Downing Street. She told reporters her government would work for everyone, not just the privileged few.

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David Cameron To Step Down As British Prime Minister On Wednesday

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

As David Cameron prepares to leave office, political scientists say he will be judged — and probably harshly — for calling the referendum for the U.K. to leave the European Union.

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Irish Economy Likely To Falter In Wake Of Brexit

Friday, July 08, 2016

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union is expected to hit the Irish economy hard. Ireland has a close trading relationship with the UK and relies heavily on British tourism.

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Ripple Effects: Will The Brexit Vote Lead To The Breakup Of The U.K.?

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Scotland voted strongly to stay in the European Union, while England and Wales led the successful campaign to exit. Now, some Scots want to rerun their 2014 referendum on independence from Britain.

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Some Scots Push For Independence After Brexit Vote

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

The UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union has angered many Scots, who voted to remain. Scottish politicians and ordinary people are now talking about holding another independence referendum that would split the United Kingdom.

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Pro-Brexit Campaigner Boris Johnson Drops Out Of Prime Minister Race

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The question of who will lead Britain into its post-European Union future just got thornier. The colorful Brexit supporter, Boris Johnson, a front-runner, pulled out of the race to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron.

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U.K. Political Shocker: Boris Johnson Won't Seek To Lead Tories

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The ex-London mayor was thought to be a front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister. The surprise reveal comes after his successful effort to get enough U.K. voters to agree to leave the EU.

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Londoners Gather In Trafalgar Square To Protest Brexit Vote

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Forty-eight percent of British voters wanted to stay in the European Union, but their voices did not carry the day in the Brexit referendum. Angry protesters gathered in Trafalgar Square Tuesday evening.

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Young People Expected In Trafalgar Square To Protest Brexit

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The overwhelming majority of British young people voted to stay in the EU, but their voices didn't carry the day in last week's referendum. Big protests are planned for Trafalgar Square.

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Brexit Fallout: Anxious Immigrants, Backtracking Politicians

Monday, June 27, 2016

The Brexit vote could complicate the lives of European Union citizens working in the United Kingdom. And politicians who supported the Brexit now seem to be backsliding on anti-immigrant pledges.

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'Brexit': The Generational Divide

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The Brexit vote was largely divided along generational lines, with older voters wanting to leave the European Union. A conversation overheard on the London Underground illustrates this beautifully.

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East London Residents Praise Historic Vote To Leave EU

Friday, June 24, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the European Union may have shocked the financial markets and political elites, but supporters of Brexit in Romford, a working class area of London, are triumphant.

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Voting Day Arrives In Britain For Brexit Referendum

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Britons are casting ballots in a referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the European Union. A vote to leave would have profound political and economic consequences for Great Britain and the EU.

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Britain's 'Brexit' Vote Has Echoes Of The U.S. Presidential Race

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

With its anti-immigrant rhetoric and talk of unfair trade, the pro-Brexit campaign shares themes with Donald Trump's presidential run in the U.S.

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From London To The Welsh Coast, Sharp Disagreements On 'Brexit'

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The United Kingdom's cultural makeup has shifted many times through the centuries, but for some struggling in England, the latest changes are coming too fast.

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U.S. And China Both Agree On 'Brexit': U.K. Should Stay In EU

Sunday, June 19, 2016

As United Kingdom voters prepare to vote on whether to remain in the European Union, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping both think leaving is a bad idea for the economy.

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China At A Crossroads: Nation Faces Challenges In New Age Of Anxiety

Thursday, June 16, 2016

NPR's Frank Langfitt describes the massive change he's witnessed in China over nearly two decades and the crossroads the nation now faces.

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China's State Media Tries To Convey Foreign Media Can't Be Trusted

Monday, June 13, 2016

How has reporting in China changed over the two decades? As people have become more open and sophisticated, the government has become more repressive.

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