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Olly Alexander Is Done With Shame

LONDON — When Olly Alexander burst into tears shooting a scene of “It’s a Sin,” no one was very surprised.Making the show, which came...

Auction House Suspends Sale of 19th-Century Jewish Burial Records

Under Nazi rule in 1944, some 18,000 Jews were deported in six trains from the city of Cluj-Napoca in modern-day Romania to the death...

Police and Protesters Clash in Spain After Rapper’s Arrest

MADRID — Largely peaceful protests in several Spanish cities descended into chaos and clashes on Wednesday after the police arrested a popular rapper, Pablo...

As Fox News Struggles at Home, Murdoch Brings Its Playbook to the U.K.

LONDON — Beset by declining ratings, upheaval in its on-air ranks and a multibillion-dollar defamation suit related to its election coverage, Fox News is...

Scottish University Draws Ire for Dismissing Female Gender Studies Lead

Arantza Asali, currently a student in the master’s program, said she “never imagined St. Andrews would run this degree, receive the praise and tuition...

Using Instagram and Acrobatics, Thieves Targeted V.I.P.s in Milan

Eleonora Incardona’s opulent posts of herself on the beach or dressed to the nines with chunky watches and golden necklaces were intended to catch...

International Court, Battered by Critics, Elects Briton as New Prosecutor

Mr. Khan, 50, currently leads a U.N. group investigating war crimes attributed to the Islamic State. He is a familiar figure on the international...

U.K. Tabloid Invaded Meghan’s Privacy, Judge Says

The duke has been particularly incensed by coverage of his wife, which he has likened to the tabloids’ relentless pursuit of his mother, Princess...

‘I Did Something Useful’: Unemployed Workers Take On the Virus in Temp Jobs

Those suggestions are now taped to the wall of his cubicle, where he works alongside fellow testers who used to work in many fields,...

France Sees an Existential Threat from American Campuses

PARIS — The threat is said to be existential. It fuels secessionism. Gnaws at national unity. Abets Islamism. Attacks France’s intellectual and cultural heritage.The...

Your Monday Briefing

South Africa halts use of the AstraZeneca vaccineIn a devastating blow to its efforts to combat the pandemic, South Africa on Sunday halted use...

Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize? Wait Until You Receive It to Brag

Unlike major Hollywood awards shows, where it really is an honor just to be nominated, the Nobel Peace Prize accepts submissions from a potential...

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Settle In for a Cuppa

Here’s how to develop a tea ritual all your own.Forget the fuss.This is not “Downton Abbey” cosplay. While ceremony, protocol and ritual infuse tea...

F.D.A. Clears Johnson & Johnson’s Shot, the Third Vaccine for U.S.

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, beginning the rollout of millions...

Digidog, a Robotic Dog Used by the Police, Stirs Privacy Concerns

Two men were being held hostage in a Bronx apartment. They had been threatened at gunpoint, tied up and tortured for hours by two...

Golden Globes 2021: What to Watch For

LOS ANGELES — “Mank,” David Fincher’s black-and-white tale of Old Hollywood, is nominated for six trophies at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, the most of...