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An Election Win for Boris Johnson, but His Strategies Risk Breaking Up the U.K.

LONDON — The great realignment of British politics accelerated this week, but it is pulling in starkly different directions north and south of the...

The Tailor, the Florist, the Violin Maker: Improvising to Survive

Shops in Hamburg, Germany, have been pushed to the brink by lockdowns and curfews in the pandemic and the uncertainty of when a return...

2 Americans Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Italian Police Officer

The men were also found guilty on charges including attempted extortion, carrying a weapon without just cause, resisting a public official, and assault, for...

Vaccination Can Be Relaxing. Just Ask These Museum Visitors.

ROME — These days, visitors to the website of one of Italy’s most renowned contemporary art museums are met with a twofold invitation: “Book...

Maskless and Sweaty: Clubbing Returns to Britain for a Weekend

On April 29, President Emmanuel Macron of France said he hoped to remove most restrictions in the country on June 30, but nightclubs would...

Decorating Scandal Engulfs Boris Johnson and Puts Fiancée in Spotlight

LONDON — Of all the unsavory ethical questions swirling around Prime Minister Boris Johnson these days, the one that has stuck is how he...

What We Know About the Deadly Stampede in Israel

The morning after a deadly stampede on a mountainside in Israel left at least 45 people dead and scores more injured, the authorities were...

E.U. Says Americans Can Come, but Europeans Wonder How

Spain, though limiting its own citizens’ movements, has for weeks been open to visitors with negative PCR tests from the rest of Europe, and...

Ten Years Ago, Ed Balls Tweeted ‘Ed Balls.’ How Is It Still Funny?

Marie Le Conte, a journalist in London, was originally on board. The first anniversary was even funnier than the day of the original tweet,...

Prince Philip’s Death Adds New Urgency to U.K. Monarchy’s Transition Plans

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II turned 95 last week, four days after burying her husband, Prince Philip, and with him the partnership that guided...

Killer of French Police Officer Was a Radicalized Islamist, Prosecutor Says

PARIS — Jamel Gorchene, the Tunisian man who killed a police officer Friday in a terrorist attack that has stirred a political storm in...

In Poland, an L.G.B.T.Q. Migration As Homophobia Deepens

An escalation in verbal attacks by the Polish government, with the support of the Roman Catholic Church, as well as the threat of physical...

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Why One American Basketball Team Won’t Be at the Summer Olympics

When three-on-three basketball has its Olympics debut in Tokyo this summer, Latvia will be there. So will Poland. But a men’s team from the...

The French Open Gets Closer to Normal

On Wednesday, Osaka announced on social media that she would not attend news conferences during the French Open, saying they can be damaging to...

Here’s the Arctic Station That Keeps Satellites Connected

Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...