Sir David Amess’s widow makes visit to spot where he was killed

S ir David Amess’s widow wiped tears from her eyes as she read tributes to the Tory MP outside the church where he was murdered in an attack that has renewed scrutiny of politicians’ safety. Julia Amess and other family members held each other as they made an emotional visit on Monday morning to Belfairs … Read more

The U.K.’s “Funkapolitan” Conservative Party Struggles with the Effects of Brexit and the Pandemic

Photograph by Richard Pohle / Getty The United Kingdom officially withdrew from the European Union on January 31, 2020. On that day, the first cases of COVID-19 were officially confirmed in Britain. Like every other country, the U.K. has had trouble containing the pandemic—the economic devastation, the implementation of lockdowns, the distribution of vaccines. But it … Read more