Brexit sends global shockwaves

The unprecedented divorce has thrust financial markets and political establishments into turmoil.

TOPSHOT - Chelsea pensioners are ushered into a polling station to cast their ballot papers at the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, west London on June 23, 2016, as Britain holds a referendum to vote on whether to remain in, or to leave the European Union (EU). Millions of Britons began voting Thursday in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could tear up the island nation's EU membership and spark the greatest emergency of the bloc's 60-year history. / AFP PHOTO / LEON NEALLEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

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Brexit in one quick primer

Did you miss the leadup to Thursday?s vote? Here?s what you need to know about the decision that?s causing chaos worldwide.


// Britain plays with fire, gets burned

The arguments were obsessed with tactics, blind to strategy.

Part 1

Families in fear

Closing psychiatric hospitals seemed humane, but the state failed to build a system to replace them. Families are living with the tragic consequences.

// Fast Forward: Britain files for divorce, Donald Trump visits Scotland

A new morning report to help you get ready for the day.

// Bernie Sanders will vote for Hillary Clinton in November

After months of avoiding the question on whether he would support Clinton, Sanders finally gave an answer Friday morning: yes.


// The Weekender: McConaughey, monster trucks, and the art of wonder

Fun things to do this weekend, in Boston and beyond.

// Walsh salary review stalled after chairwoman resigns

The resignation has left a vacuum on the independent panel Mayor Walsh revived to herald fiscal accountability.

// District attorney, AG investigate Roxbury real estate dealer

Jake Wark said prosecutors began receiving new complaints after the Globe?s coverage of allegations against Rolando Pam and two members of his family.

2016 NBA Draft

Fans watch on a big screen at TD Garden, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Celtics NBA Draft Party in Boston. The Celtics selected Jaylen Brown, a forward from California, with the third pick in the 2016 NBA draft. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Celtics overrated their stock of draft picks

They couldn?t find any trade partners for a big deal, only teams looking to swindle them.


//[1].jpg Celtics formed a bond with Jaylen Brown

It was better for the Celtics to take a player with major upside than to make a deal they would regret in the short term.

// Bruins exploring all options as NHL draft nears

General manager Don Sweeney holds the 14th and 29th picks, but he is open to trading up or down.

// New institute tackles the mysteries of food allergies

Four mothers whose children have food allergies raised $10 million to get the project started.

// Nasty fight undoes promise of Xfund venture firm

Xfund was formed to finance startups emerging from Harvard and MIT. But a fight between two partners got out of control.

Opinion & Ideas


// Brexit ?a stern rebuke to arrogant elites

The EU has not listened to its constituents and is now paying the price for its arrogance.

Nation & World

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un celebrated a recent test launch of ground-to-ground ballistic rocket Hwasong-10.

Work harder, North Korea orders citizens. But does it help?

The bright red slogans hang from buses, government buildings and even some restaurants and gas stations, urging North Koreans to work harder to make the country?s 200-day ?speed campaign? a success. ?Have you carried out the plan for today?? one poster asks.

Ground Game

ground game

// Where does Bernie Sanders go from here?

In the short term, his choice is simple, but the long-term prospects are more interesting for Sanders.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

// ?This is home?

Keith Leblanc and Kelly Monnahan create a haven for themselves, family, and friends in the piney hills of outer Cape Cod.