The New York TimesThe New York Times

Buffeted by economic woes, U.K. starts to look at Brexit with 'Bregret'

By Mark Landler

23 Nov 2022 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

Amid Britain's deep economic crisis, support for Brexit has fallen to its lowest level yet. As The New York Times reports, remorse is setting in even as Britons debate whether Brexit is to blame.

LONDON — Six and a half years after voting to leave the European Union, three years after the formal departure, two years after signing a post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels and one month after installing its fourth prime minister since the 2016 referendum, Britain is caught in — what else? — another debate over Brexit.

Brexit may be in the history books, but “Bregret,” as the British newspapers have called it, is back in the air.

Sign in to informed

  • Curated articles from premium publishers, ad-free
  • Concise Daily Briefs with quick-read summaries
  • Read, listen, save for later, or enjoy offline
  • Enjoy personalized content