Sarah Lyall

author of "The Angle Files: A Field Guide to the British,” and New York Times reporter

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London correspondent for the New York Times and and author of The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British

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It’s hard to take attention away from the complicated mess that is Brexit. But John Bercow, at least for Americans, often seems to steal the disastrous show.

Amid Brexit drama, one man tries to maintain order

It’s hard to take attention away from the complicated mess that is Brexit. But John Bercow, at least for Americans, often seems to steal the disastrous show.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Cameron today  addressed continuing revelations  about the relationships between British police, politicians and the media, putting an end to the decades-old practice of Labour…

British Phone Hacking Scandal Leads to Arrests

David Cameron today addressed continuing revelations about the relationships between British police, politicians and the media, putting an end to the decades-old practice of Labour…

from To the Point

With two billion people watching around the world, Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today.

A Royal Wedding in an Age of Austerity

With two billion people watching around the world, Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today.

from To the Point

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